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Brazilian Peppertree

Webinar: Integrating biological control with current Brazilian peppertree management (Online CEU opportunity)

May 13, 2020

Join UF/IFAS Extension for a webinar on Brazilian Peppertree Integrated Pest Management. This webinar and CEU opportunity will share information about the integrated pest management for Brazilian peppertree and include information on ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brazilian Peppertree, CEU Opportunity, Invasive Species, Pesticides, Shannon Carnevale

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
Polk County pesticide applicators enjoy professional development and learning

“Roundup®” License- Is it For You?

July 23, 2019

Landscape professionals and homeowners alike should be aware that the State of Florida requires a license in order to apply any pesticide (including herbicides such as Roundup®) as part of a landscape business. The Limited Commercial Maintenance ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: IPM, Landscape, Mbhenry, Polkpesttraining, UFIFAS_SW_pesttraining
Polk County pesticide applicators enjoy professional development and learning

CEUs and Certification: Green Industries Best Management Practices

July 23, 2019

Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices? Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida's water quality have led to increased focus on the use ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: GIBMP, Mbhenry, Polkpesttraining, UFIFAS_SW_pesttraining, UF_FloridaFriendlyLandscaping

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