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When Disaster Strikes: How to Cleanup a Pesticide Spill

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November 10, 2022

This week in Florida we are dealing with a late season hurricane. It’s very rare to have one like this so late, but as Floridian’s we have learned to expect the unexpected. You might be wondering how in the world does a hurricane relate ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Spill, Pesticide Spill Cleanup, Spill Cleanup

Testing From Home, What You Need to Know!

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September 15, 2022

Those who have followed this blog, or really any information about our office, know how excited we have been about remote proctored exams. We are thrilled about this convenient and secure testing option for our applicators. You might wonder ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Everblue, Pesticide Exam, Pesticide Information Office, Remote Proctored Testing

Biological Control and Pesticides

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September 1, 2022

Have you heard of biological control? This is when a live organism is used in the management strategy of a pest population. An example would be when ladybugs are released in a garden for aphid control. I was recently at the UF/IFAS Short Course ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Conservation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Biological Control, Emily Kraus, Integrated Pest Management, Pesticide, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Safety

Personal Protective Equipment: One Size Does Not Fit All

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June 9, 2022

Have you thought much about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) fit? If you have ever had gloves or a Tyvek suit that are too big, I’m sure you have. We know one size does not fit all when it comes to PPE. I recently wrote a blog about Pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Emily Kraus, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticides, PPE, Women

Are My Pesticides Still Good?

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May 26, 2022

How many of us have lived dangerously by drinking milk past it’s expiration date? Do you ever eat packaged food after it’s “best by” date and does a Twinkie ever expire? Do you know the difference between a “best by” and “expiration” ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Shelf Life, Pesticide Storage

What’s in a Name: Proper Pest ID

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April 28, 2022

“That which we call a Rosa x odorata by any other name would smell just as sweet.” I agree that just does not work the same as Shakespeare’s original line from Romeo and Juliet. Poetry is artistic and is meant to evoke ideas. For pest ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Common Name, Integrated Pest Management, Pest ID, Pesticide Information Office, Scientific Name

Pesticide Exposure: What are the Routes of Exposure?

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March 31, 2022

It has been some time since we have discussed the Pesticide Exposure series, time to get back to it. So far in this series we have discussed risk, the types of exposure, which activities cause exposure, and how to possibly reduce risk of the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Information Office, Routes Of Exposure

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

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March 18, 2022

Hello! As of today I have been with the Pesticide Information Office for one month. I am delighted to introduce myself and my new role! They say the devil is in the details and I intend to embed myself in the details of safe pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Farm Management, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Emily Kraus, Entomology, Entomology Emily, Integrated Pest Management, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Travel

National Pesticide Information Center

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February 23, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To celebrate that, the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. So far we have focused on the professional applicator side ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Featured, National Pesticide Information Center, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Special Topics

National Pesticide Safety Education Center

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February 18, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To honor that the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. Each state as a Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) that ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, EVENTS, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, National Pesticide Safety Education Center, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety

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