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February 7: Free UF/IFAS Extension webinar to provide updates on silent killer of St. Augustinegrass

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January 18, 2023

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

Category: Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Henry Mayer, Lethal Viral Necrosis, Phil Harmon, St. Augustinegrass, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, Urban Lawns
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UF scientist to investigate cost-effective methods to combat nematode pests, diseases in turfgrass

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November 15, 2022

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

Category: Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Lawn, Parasitic Nematodes, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, USDA-NIFA

El Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS en St. Lucie: una comunidad en crecimiento

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October 10, 2022

¿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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Actividades, Departamento De Extension, Espanol, Fall Festival, Festival, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Programa De Voluntarios, Programas, Spanish, Talleres

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Ahorre Agua, Economice Dinero

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September 9, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Money Matters, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agua, Ahorro, Césped, Duchas, Economizar, Espanol, Inodoro, Irrigación, Lavaplatos, Reducir, Sensor De Lluvia, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor
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Florida statute codifies golf course management practices backed by UF/IFAS turfgrass science


August 1, 2022

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

Category: Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bryan Unruh, Golf Course Best Management Practices, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science

UF Turfgrass Science Program kicks off 100th year with a new look


February 24, 2022

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

Category: Events, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf
Tags: 100th Anniversary, Anniversary, Featured, Special Topics, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science

UF plant and soil diagnostic labs essential to Florida agriculture, economy during COVID-19


March 26, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Analytical Services Laboratories, Carrie Harmon, COVID19, Everglades Research And Education Center, Extension Soil Testing Lab, Insect Identification Lab, Nematode Assay Lab, News, North Florida Research And Education Center, Plant Diagnostic Center, Rao Mylavarapu, Saqib Mukhtar, Tropical Research And Education Center

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