Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes.
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Interested in learning more about begonia production and the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center’s begonia breeding program?
Join us on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a in-service training and workshop, ... READ MORE
Drinking water is something all Floridians need and use on a day-to-day basis... But where do standards for drinking water come from? And how does that relate to your private well?
While drinking water comes from a variety of sources, including ... READ MORE
Florida homeowners with a private well or septic system are invited to learn more about their home water and wastewater management systems through free webinars hosted by UF/IFAS experts.
WHO: UF/IFAS water resources regional specialized ... READ MORE
Are you a Florida homeowner connected to a private well and/or septic system? Do you know all you need to know about your water and wastewater management systems at home?
If you have questions about your at-home water systems, we’re here ... READ MORE
Staff at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center ended their year with celebration and special recognition, the MREC Superior Accomplishment Awards.
The MREC Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize MREC staff and team members for their ... READ MORE
The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to recognize our three doctoral students who graduated on Friday, December 16 in Gainesville.
Graduating were students Yuvraj Khamare, Hang Duong and Zhaoyuan “Frank” Lian. All three ... READ MORE
Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare was recently awarded the 2021-2022 Spring Meadow – Proven Winners Scholarship by the Horticulture Research Institute.
As ... READ MORE
For members of the greenhouse & nursery production industry reeling from Hurricane Ian and in the process of cleaning up your businesses here are a couple tips when it comes to crop insurance.
Do not remove or destroy any damaged plants ... READ MORE