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Do You Remember the Ficus Whitefly?

February 10, 2022

Recently, we received some calls about Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella simplex, damage. Do you remember how the damage looked? I still remember in 2007 during my early career as an Extension Agent when many pest control operators were calling the ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ficus Whitefly, IPM, Landscape, Management, Pest

What is wrong with the Sabal palm?

April 2, 2020

It’s difficult to believe that our state tree, Sabal palmetto, is presenting some difficulties. For me, Sabals are a bullet proof plant, until recently… What is the culprit? Lethal bronzing disease (LBD)! It used to be called Texas ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Landscape, Miami, Palms, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension, Workshop

Populations of Thrips in Various Weeds and Vegetables

February 12, 2018

Thrips: most common insects Thrips are the most common insects in almost all plants in South Florida. Western flower thrips and common blossom thrips are vectors for tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV). As a consequence, the incidence of TCSV ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research

Online Course: Greenhouse 101 starts on June 19!

May 8, 2017

The Online Course: Greenhouse 101 course begins June 19, so please sign up in advance so you can begin on time. To Register: Online Registration . Use this PROMOTIONAL Code for 5% discount: MiamiDade17 in the button on the upper right where ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Course, Curso, Descuento, Discount, Entrenamiento Online, Greenhouse, Invernadero, Online, Training

Free OSHA trainings: Safety at work in Miami-Dade

April 18, 2017

Get train in safety at work in Miami-Dade County! Register now to attend one or more of the free OSHA training sessions offered in partnership by USF OTI Education Center and USF SafetyFlorida. Recommit yourself to help keep workers safe ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Professional Development
Tags: Clase Gratis, Entrenamiento, Freeclass, Gratuito, Miami, OSHA, Safety, SafetyFlorida, Trainings

Free Agricultural Water Conservation Fair: 02/19/16

January 13, 2016

Dear Green Industry: You are invited to attend this great Water Conservation Expo and Vendor Fair in West Palm Beach. If you are grower working with irrigation techniques or you want to share your ideas, you can be a speaker in this expo. When: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Agricultural Operations, Agriculture Water Conservation, Conservation, Irrigacion, Irrigation, SFWMD, South Florida, UF, Water

New Online Course: Advanced Nutrient Management for Container-Grown Crops

September 29, 2015

This course will train you to: Understand and manage aspects of pH management including lime, water quality, species, nitrogen form, and root substrate. Know how to convert fertilizer units and formulate a fertilizer. Diagnose nutritional ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Horticulture, NATURAL RESOURCES, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Calculation Fertilizer Course, Computer Course, Fertilizer Course, Grower, Nursery, Nutrient Course, Nutrient Management, Online Course, PH Problems Course, UF Online Course

SUSTA opportunity to promote your plant industry in Germany plant trade show

September 22, 2015

If you are interested in promoting your plant products to the international market, now there is an opportunity thanks to Southern U.S. Association’s (SUSTA) to be present at the IPM Essen Plant Trade Show in Germany on January 26-29, 2016 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Horticulture, Professional Development
Tags: 2016 Plant Trade, Germany, International Market, Opportunity For Nursery International Trade, Plant Trade, SUSTA, Trade Show

New UF/IFAS Online Course: Nutrient Management for Container Crops

August 3, 2015

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT for Container-Grown Crops: Level 1 New online UF/ IFAS Extension course teaching you about the following topics: Overview & common nutrient problems Supplying essential nutrients Fertilizer types Interpreting ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cursos Online Para Aagricultores, Cursos Online Para Horticultures, Grower Online Course, Manejo De Nutrientes Online, Online Course, UF Online Course, UF/IFAS Online Course

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