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Reducing Conflicts Between Trees and Power Lines


July 25, 2023

Power is a great luxury enjoyed by many. This is true especially in the Florida summer. We love our air conditioning, functioning fridges, etc. Any time the power goes out, it is stressful. Your house can get hot, your food may go bad, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Trees And Electricity, Trees And Power Lines, Urban Forestry, Utility Forestry
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

Differences Between Container, B&B, and Bare Root Trees


December 20, 2021

What are the differences between container, B&B, and bare root trees? After you have selected the right tree for your planting location, next you must decide what kind of tree to get. The three main nursery root stalks available are container, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: B&B, Ball And Burlp, Bare Root, Container Tree, Tree Planting, Tree Site Preparation

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