This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Posts from Manatee Ornamental Production for 03/28/2011
Hello! My name is Kathy Oliver and I am one of those rare native Floridians and a graduate of the University of Florida. I have been a part-time Program Assistant with UF/IFAS Manatee County Extension Service since 2006, working with … Continue reading →
The EPA has created a new virtual toolbox for information on soil fumigation, which is available at: http://1.usa.gov/fhyJK5 The soil fumigants toolbox now provides easy access to a variety of soil fumigant training, outreach, and other resource materials for applicators … Continue reading →
I ran into another article on QR codes. This time it seems Home Depot is launching a new QR code initiative nationwide across 2,200 stores. They're beginning with a Martha Stewart campaign. Retailers and other suppliers should sit up and … Continue reading →
A father and son came in the other day to find out how to register a nursery. I'd like to share what I learned. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) contains the Division of Plant Industry (DPI). DPI … Continue reading →
Have you seen strange images like this before? They're called QR (Quick Response) codes. QR Codes like the one on the right or a Microsoft Tag, below it, are appearing In the advertising of many different types of magazines, including … Continue reading →
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