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Hydroponics: NFT System


July 29, 2022

Each year we have less agricultural land available, making it more difficult for farmers to acquire land to grow crops due to urban development increases in Florida. From 2010 to 2019, Florida’s population grew 14.2% to become the third ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Hydroponics, Hydroponic_NFT, Polk County, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF/IFAS

Hidropónicos: SISTEMA NFT


July 29, 2022

Cada año tenemos menos tierras agrícolas disponibles, lo que dificulta que los agricultores adquieran terreno para sus cultivos debido al aumento del desarrollo urbano en Florida. Del 2010 a 2019, la población de Florida creció un ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: En Espanol, Espanol, Hydroponics, Hydroponic_NFT, Polk County, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF/IFAS
Brazilian Peppertree

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

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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?

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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

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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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