Category: UF/IFAS Research

Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) in Miami-Dade County!

There is a new Oriental Fruit Fly Detection in Miami-Dade County confirmed on August of 2015 by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). Education on prevention, monitoring and eradication once is detected is the key to… Read More

First detector Training: July 16th

We will cover several potential invasive pests from foreign imported plants or that could attack your crops in South Florida. Agenda Palm weevils, Bargrada bug, Slugs and snails, Sugarcane mosaic virus, Fusarium wilt of queen palm and CITEs… Read More

#UFBugs – UF/IFAS study: Tiny wasp controls nuisance whitefly in Miami-Dade

It is Bug Week in UF (University of Florida) and I would like to share this featured story with you of good bugs (biological control agents) working to help us against a well known pest for Miami-Dade residents:… Read More

Do you want to learn if you are wasting herbicides during your application for FREE?

University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension –Miami-Dade County and FNGLA can help! We want to help your nursery succeed. Most plant nurseries do not know how much herbicide they are applying. University of Florida Miami-Dade County Extension and UF/IFAS… Read More

Commercial Growers: Poinsettia Field Day!

Poinsettia Trial for Commercial Horticulture Growers: Event:             Industry Poinsettia Trial Field Day Host:   University of Florida (UF)/Institute of Food and Ag. Sciences (IFAS) Extension When: Tuesday, December 9, 9.15am to 2 pm Where: University of Florida… Read More

Spring 2014 Ornamental Plant Disease Update & Management Workshop

to update nursery growers, landscapers interested individuals on the latest and best management practices for tackling current ornamental fungal and bacterial plant diseases and to prevent some new ones for this next season. The workshop will be held… Read More