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Connect with Hillsborough County Master Gardener Volunteer Program

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January 6, 2023

Master Gardener Volunteers help extend the reach of University of Florida Extension programs across Hillsborough County. We are happy to welcome our new Master Gardener Coordinator, Tia Silvasy, to lead our program! Here are some of the ways ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida, Florida Friendly, Help Desk, Hillsborough County, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Ph Testing, Soil Testing, Tia Silvasy, Tsilvasy, Uf/ifas Extension

The Joy of Christmas Trees


November 28, 2022

The holiday season is approaching quickly, and nothing feels more festive than decorating a live Christmas tree. You can purchase a pre-cut Christmas tree, cut one yourself at a local tree farm, or select a potted living tree. Cutting a ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artificial Trees, Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree Care, Christmas Tree Safety, Christmas Trees And Pets, History Of Trees, Potted Christmas Trees, Selecting A Christmas Tree, Trees

Which Pesticide License Do I Need?


May 1, 2021

Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application. A) Private Applicator You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag Row, Agriculture, Applicator, Commercial, Core, Exam Prep, Fruit And Vegetable, General Standards, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Online Class, Pest Control, Pesticide License, Pesticide Training, Pesticides, Private

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Green Industries Best Management Practices


July 2, 2019

The Law Florida law SB494 requires all commercial or for hire fertilizer applicators, or anyone supervising fertilizer applications to have a Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) fertilizer license. The license is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Water
Tags: Commercial Horticulture, Fertilizer, Fertilizer License, GIBMP, Landscape, Professional Horticulture, ProHort, SWProHort, Water

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