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Do You Remember the Ficus Whitefly?

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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 are IC3 and IC3.Gov?

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April 27, 2021

Scammers are doubling their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. According to the Federal Trade Commission site, scammers are doubling their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #familyresourcemanagement, Homestead, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension

What is wrong with the Sabal palm?

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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

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

Populations of Thrips in Various Weeds and Vegetables

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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