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A yellow puppy in front of nursery plants

Poisonous Plants and Pets

November 15, 2022

Houseplants are having a moment right now. Even I, a confirmed “brown thumb” have ventured into houseplant husbandry and been surprised by how enjoyable the hobby can be. As wonderful as houseplants are, if you share your home with four-legged ... READ MORE


4-H Project Selection

November 1, 2022

4-H Projects 4-H members can choose from various projects focusing on science, engineering, technology, animals, agriculture, food & nutrition, outdoor adventures, marine science, public speaking, art, and wildlife. Any project that a 4-H'ers ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Project
White peach scale infests this peach branch, causing branch die back.

Invasive Plants

November 1, 2022

The Impact of 4-H Youth 4-H began because adults in the farming community were unwilling to learn new agricultural technologies in the late 1800s. To combat this issue, researchers began tapping into youth. These researchers discovered that ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H
Properly suited pesticide applicator beside tractor sprayer ready to apply a chemical with danger signal word.

How to Earn a Private Pesticide Applicator License

October 27, 2022

Do you need to apply restricted use pesticides to you or your employer’s farm or business?  Do you produce an agricultural commodity such as food crops, or nursery and greenhouse plant materials, etc.?  If you or your employer owns or leases ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Pesticide Applicator's License, Private Ag License

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