One of the licenses I often get questions about is the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) license. It's a good license to have for a commercial (for-hire) landscaper who wants to offer basic chemical pest control for clients. To ... READ MORE
In the US, we spend 70% of our seafood consumption at restaurants. As a result, the coronavirus pandemic virtually shut down restaurants and therefore, the majority of the seafood industry. While restaurants were closed, many Florida seafood ... READ MORE
Licensed pesticide applicators know the importance of identifying potential pest and disease issues before they apply any type of pesticide, including an herbicide. Pest identification is always the first step in Integrated Pest Management, ... READ MORE
How to take a good photo of a plant
UF/IFAS Extension Botanist Marc Frank shares his tips for taking good-quality images to identify plants:
Plant identification is often not merely a matter of recognition, but a process of diagnosis based ... READ MORE
Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings.
Creating ... READ MORE
Some of the compelling images during the coronavirus pandemic have shown massive amounts of produce being plowed under and milk being dumped. At the same time, people across the nation and world are facing financial hardship, food supply shortages, ... READ MORE
As we approach the end of the growing season here in South Florida, now can be a good time to think about planting summer cover crops. University of Florida researcher, Dr. Danielle Treadwell, shares that there is currently a real need to hear ... READ MORE
When Life Hands You Lemons
Recently, while navigating our new world of physical distancing, a Martin County Fair vendor left a free box of lemons for anyone to enjoy. Hating to see much of those lemons go to waste, and being 4-H, I brought ... READ MORE
With the Coronavirus pandemic disrupting operations for businesses, including agribusinesses, government and industry have developed new resources to support business owners and their employees. Below is a resource list, including information ... READ MORE
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