Florida’s most popular lawn is St. Augustinegrass – a favorite for producing a lush green to dense blue-green turf well-adapted to most soils and regions throughout the state.
But in South Florida, a silent killer known as Lethal ... READ MORE
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) announced its 2023 honoree of the President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship, selecting J. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center associate director ... READ MORE
Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry. That industry provides aesthetic, environmental and economic benefits to the Sunshine State.
Valued at $14.3 ... READ MORE
¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas?
No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
En esta serie:
• El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores.
• En Florida, las altas temperaturas pueden conllevar al uso de más agua, mientras que el precio de todos los servicios básicos sigue incrementando.
• University ... READ MORE
Many Florida golf course superintendents have long followed the recommended best management practices (BMPs) from University of Florida turfgrass experts, but their certification process is now recognized in a new Florida law that took effect ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come.
Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE
Today, most lawns are planted with just one variety of a given turfgrass species, but that genetic uniformity makes them more vulnerable to pests and disease.
Scientists conducted a four-year study to see how lawns with a blend of turf ... READ MORE
This piece was a collaboration with Maria M. Lameiras, managing editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, showcasing the research collaboration between the two land-grant universities.
When ... READ MORE
In the time of COVID-19, plants still get sick, and the soil that nourishes them needs care. The health of plants and soil is critical to agriculture, an industry designated an essential service in response to the pandemic.
That’s why today, ... READ MORE