Existen múltiples plagas que pueden tener un efecto negativo en nuestros cultivos y plantas ornamentales. Una de estas plagas son los pulgones. Los pulgones son pequeños insectos que se consideran plagas en todo el mundo. Tienen un cuerpo ... READ MORE
There are multiple pests that can have a negative effect on our crops and ornamental plants. One of these pests are aphids. Aphids are small insects that are considered pests around the world. They have a soft body, shaped like a pear, and depending ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer programs will be recognized for excellence during the 2021 International Master Gardener Conference, hosted by the Virginia Extension Master Gardener Program.
Typically, the awards ... READ MORE
Polk and Pinellas County 4-H brings you an exciting opportunity to 'Pledge your Hands to Larger Service' by becoming an Eco Warrior.
Who are Eco Warriors?
Do you know a youth between 14 and 18 years old that wants to change the world for ... READ MORE
Springtime color welcomes birds, butterflies, native bees and other pollinators!
Did you know that urban pollinator gardens offer not just beauty, but also places of refuge, protection and nourishment for our airborne wildlife? These blooms, ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... 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
As we close out the year and take time to gather with friends and family to celebrate holidays, it’s a natural time for reflecting on all that we are thankful for.
Giving and receiving gifts are likely on the minds of many and it’s a ... READ MORE
Got pesticide pileup?
Have you inherited someone else’s pesticide storage? No worries even if it’s your own! Operation Cleansweep is a great opportunity to properly dispose of pesticides that you may have been putting off dealing ... READ MORE
Does your farm operation employ seasonal, part time or full time workers?
Does your farm operation use pesticides? (Even organic or non-restricted use products count here.)
If you answered yes to the questions above, you need to know ... READ MORE