• Pasco Extension Office to Host 'Bring Your Own Bulbils'

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    Name: Pasco Extension Office to Host 'Bring Your Own Bulbils'
    Date: February 13, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST
    Extension BYOB Event
    Event Description:
    PASCO COUNTY, FL  ----  The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service is hosting an Air Potato Beetle Biological Control Program event Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the One Stop Shop, located at 15029 14th St., in Dade City.
     
    Anyone who shows up at the event with air potato bulbils (tubers) will have a chance to win an air potato beetle t-shirt!
     
    Please visit Bring Your Own Bulbils to register: bit.ly/2AgAwHC.
     
    The Air Potato Vine is an invasive plant, common throughout Central Florida, which is capable of destroying native plant habitats.  Air potato beetles offer fast, effective control of the plant.
     
    Representatives from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Division of Plant Industry will be on hand during this FREE special event to discuss the program and provide handouts and information.
     
    Enjoy demonstrations, giveaways, refreshments, and free presentations – including a discussion with Biological Scientist Dr. Chris Kerr.

     
    The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences. For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: bit.ly/PascoExtension or call us at 352.518.0156.
     
     
    Location:
    One Stop Shop
    15029 14th Street
    Dade City, FL
    Register at bit.1y/2AgAwHC
    Date/Time Information:
    Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm
    Contact Information:
    register at bit.1y/2AgAwHC
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