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Employment Opportunity:  Spot Sprayer, Punta Gorda, Florida Babcock Ranch, the first solar town being developed in the United States in Punta Gorda, FL; is seeking a full-time, dependable Spot Sprayer for our Sod Farm. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Spot Sprayer is responsible for mixing Herbicide chemicals and water in sprayer tank. Identify and spray...
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The 2019 Summer Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here: 2019 SUMMER Clippings Newsletter Can the H-2A Program Work for You? Growing Better 2019: Clay Shoot Winners, Photo Gallery TPF Elects Directors and Officers Maulden, Temple Receive Awards of Merit Member Profile: TurfPro Services Risk Management:  The Whole Farm...
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Ribbons are slim strips of grass left behind when a sod field is harvested (in this photo, in a field of Floratam St. Augustine).  Ever notice how some turfgrasses will send out long stems with leaves attached? These runners will grow across the open spaces, develop roots, and fill in the harvested areas.  In about 6-12...
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The 2019 Spring Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here: Spring Newsletter 2019 Spring Newsletter 2019 Can H2A Work for Sod Farms? Growing Better 2019: Pop-In to a Pop-Up Seminar! Update: Lethal Viral Necrosis in St. Augustine EPA’s New Water Rule Deserves Support Grant Supports Continued Work on Mixed-Cultivar...
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New job listings have been posted to Employment Opportunities.
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The 2019 Winter Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here:  TPF Clippings Winter Newsletter 2019 Online Growing Better 2019 Returns to Okeechobee April 25 & 26 Florida Turf Educator Unruh Wins National Award Can Elmo Save Your Meeting?  
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New job listings have been posted to Employment Opportunities.
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Keeping up with local fertilizer ordinances can be tough, especially in areas where municipalities have established one set of rules that may or may not coincide with those set forth in a county ordinance. To help green industry professionals navigate these regulations, the UF/IFAS Florida Friendly Landscaping Program has developed an app to identify which...
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“You just wouldn’t believe it,” James Maulden repeated, trying both to convey – and to come to terms with – the magnitude and scope of the damage that Hurricane Michael left in its wake after barreling through the Florida panhandle and into Georgia on October 10. “There’s almost zero infrastructure.  Sewer plants are damaged, the...
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Limited Inventory 2019 Widely Available Spring 2020   The University of Florida has approved the first new St. Augustine release from a four-year long collaborative research project between UF and members of Turfgrass Producers of Florida:  CitraBlue™ St. Augustine. CitraBlue™  was developed by the University of Florida’s turfgrass breeding program under the direction of Dr....
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