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Banker plants effective for managing thrips on roses

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November 22, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Banker Plants, Biological Control, Chilli Thrips, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Predatory Mites, Thrips, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center
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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
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UF/IFAS Study: Termite queen and king are the best parents in the world, until they’re not

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November 7, 2022

Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood. The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Allparental Behavior, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Functional Ecology Of The British Ecological Society, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center

Este 5 de noviembre Art in the Garden ofrece venta de plantas nativas, actividades para niños, taller de arte y mucho más

Bahder, Luz
October 31, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE - Marque sus calendarios para Art in the Garden, un evento que se celebrará este 05 de noviembre y en donde los residentes del sur de Florida podrán disfrutar de una variedad de actividades gratuitas para toda la familia. El ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Actividades, Arte, Condado De Broward, Espanol, Jardin, Ninos, Spanish
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The art and science of growing giant fruits and vegetables

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October 19, 2022

Florida agriculture is huge, and sometimes, quite literally. From a 205-pound watermelon to a 45-pound spaghetti squash, some Floridians’ fruits and veggies have tipped the scales and broken state records. Over the past 36 years, the University ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture Sciences Department, Matt Lollar, Pumpkins, Santa Rosa County

Los economistas estiman pérdidas de hasta $1,56 billones en la agricultura de Florida debido al Huracán Ian

Bahder, Luz
October 18, 2022

Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Danos, Datos, Economista, Espanol, Estimacion, Evaluacion Preliminar, Evaluaciones, Huracan Ian, Hurricane Ian, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, UF, UF/IFAS

Recuperación de los árboles después de la tormenta

Bahder, Luz
October 12, 2022

El huracán Ian, aunque no directamente, impactó a los Cayos en Florida durante su trayectoria. Aunque no con la misma magnitud con la que afectó otras partes del estado, los importantes vientos huracanados y marejadas ciclónicas causaron ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: árboles, Espanol, Huracan, Huracan Ian, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Inundacion, Mitigacion De Danos, Poda, Spanish, Tormenta

Consejos para la restauración de árboles después de una tormenta

Bahder, Luz
October 12, 2022

Inmediatamente después de la tormenta: Identifique los peligros potenciales: Obtenga ayuda con los escombros o las ramas que hayan caído cerca del cableado del tendido eléctrico o de comunicación Tenga cuidado con las raíces ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Arbol, árboles, Arbolista, Escombros, Espanol, Huracan, Irrigación, Poda, Restauracion, Tormenta
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Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day

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

Bahder, Luz
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

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