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
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
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
Each March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide. From the classroom, to the farm, to the boardroom, women are helping pave the way for a better agricultural future. As an example, I would like to share some positive numbers ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
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
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