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Category: Crops

Guacamole

Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Guacamole Day 2021


September 13, 2021

National Guacamole Day is September 16, 2021, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Avocado, Guacamole, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious, Papaya, September 16
Spanish Needle and Butterfly

Human and Environmental Risks for the Use of Glyphosate Herbicide in Weed Control


August 2, 2020

Glyphosate is an herbicide commonly used in Florida landscapes and agriculture. UF/IFAS is committed to safety and supports integrated pest management as the first line of defense against weeds and other pests, including the use of glyphosate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: #pesticide, Glyphosate, Herbicide

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, Events, 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
air potato leaf beetles

Biological Control Successes in Florida


January 21, 2020

A UF/IFAS publication is available showcasing biological control success stories in Florida. UF/IFAS Research and Extension specialists are addressing the invasive plant and insect problem in Florida. These experts develop integrated pest management ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Biological Control, Invasive Species
Citrus Greening

Homeowners Use Natural Enemy to Fight Citrus Greening


June 20, 2018

The UF / IFAS - St. Lucie County Extension requests homeowners to join hands in fighting against the destructive citrus disease, huanglongbing (HLB), or better known as citrus greening. We are coordinating with the Florida Department of Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: #beneficialwasp, #citrusgreening, #fruitcrops, #HLB, #Tamarixia

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