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Who is This Invader? Let’s Talk About Cogongrass


September 13, 2021

Scientific name: Imperata cylindrica Common names: Japanese bloodgrass, Red Baron grass (red varieties), Cogongrass, Cogon grass, japgrass, bloodroot grass. Have you ever seen cogongrass? Even if you do not know, you likely have as it ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Invasive Species, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cogongrass, Invasive Species Control

A new grant funding program from the State of Florida launched for tree establishment


September 8, 2021

This article was written by Maxine Hunter, she is the Urban Horticulture Agent II for UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County. A new grant funding program from the State of Florida will launched Friday, September 3, 2021. The Sequestering Carbon and ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: 2021, Acres, Alachua County, Featured, Florida, Forester, Gilchrist County, Governments, Horticulture, Levy County, Loblolly, Longleaf, Marion County, Non-industrial, Non-profit, Ocala, Organizations, Private Landowners, Protect Land, Protecting Florida Land Program, Putnam County, Sand Pine, Sequestering Carbon, Slash, Statewide, Trees

Plant Stressors: 10 Ways You Unknowingly Stress Your Plants


August 26, 2021

Plant Stressors Plants can help us overcome stress in a variety of ways, but did you realize your plant can exhibit stress symptoms as well. A stressed plant is more susceptible to insect and disease problems. Here are ten ways you may unknowingly ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Central Florida, Container Gardening, Dollarweed, Environmental, Fertilization, Herbicide, Horticulture, Insect, Landscape, Mowing, Plant Disease, Plant Stressors, Pruning, Soil Compaction, Trees, Turfgrass, UF/IFAS Extension, Urban Horticulture

Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida


June 24, 2021

Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Cost Share, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity

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