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Swarming: The Natural Reproductive Process of a Honey Bee Colony


March 9, 2022

One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind​. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bee, Bee Info, Beekeeping, Bees, Colonies, Colony, Hive, Hives, Honey, Honey Bee, Livestock, Nectar, Organism, Pollen, Pollinators, Reproduction, Spring, Swarm, Swarming, Swarms

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

International Plant Expo in Florida


January 22, 2019

Did you know that the #ornamental #plant industry in south Florida creates almost 40,000 jobs? And one place for you to see why, is the annual TPIE event. What is TPIE? The Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) is a place where ornamental ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Business, Extension, FNGLA, Foliage, Green Industry, Grower, Horticulture, Landscape, Miami, Nursery, Ornamental, Plant, Plant Show, TPIE, UF/IFAS Extension, Vivero

Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) is for plant lovers


January 22, 2018

Have you ever seen a beautiful landscape design and wonder, where do they purchase all those plants? Are they grown locally? and Where can I meet growers in South Florida? If you live or visit South Florida, you are in luck! Here ornamental ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Events, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida, Green Industry, Grower, Interioscape, Landscape, Nurseries, Nursery, Ornamental, Plant Show, TPIE, UF/IFAS Extension

Hurricanes and nursery crops


September 6, 2017

There is a relation between hurricanes, nursery crops and economy in south Florida. Miami-Dade County is the number #1 producer in ornamental plants that you may see in every office, house or landscape in the US. However, during a natural disaster ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Events, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #hurricaneIrma, Crop, Florida, Huracán, Hurricane, Irma, Natural Disaster, Nursery, Ornamentals, Tormenta, Vivero

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