You probably have observed over the last weeks that even the most drought resistant of plants are beginning to wilt and not looking at their best. In West Central Florida and other regions in the State the dry season is upon us and landscapes ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Africanized Bee Awareness
Assassin (wheel) bug
citrus insect and fertilizer2
Common ... READ MORE
Have you seen these symptoms in ornamental plants, especially oaks, after treating nearby turf with metsulferon-methyl (MSM)?
Over the past few years, there have been numerous inquiries regarding damage to ornamental plants growing near ... READ MORE
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Florida' water basin, along with many others in the world, is being rapidly depleted. Much more fresh water is being consumed than is being ... READ MORE
Do you know about the Urban Turf Fertilizer Rule? This rule was put in place in December, 2007 to protect water quality .
Water protection is critical to Florida and on January 8th, 2015 the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1% of all of the insects on ... READ MORE
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has asked me to help spread the word concerning outdoor use of moth balls.
Long story short, moth balls are registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... READ MORE
As if chinch bugs, take-all root rot, large patch, grey leaf spot, nematodes, webworms, armyworms, grass loopers and mole crickets weren’t enough of a headache when it comes to growing St. Augustinegrass, you can add a “new” virus ... READ MORE
Remember - Wednesday, October 15th is our annual CEU Update. We start the day with GHP at 8 AM then continue with Core, Termites and end the day with Fumigation.
Please make sure to reserve your seat today!
To register for any of these ... READ MORE