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Category: UF/IFAS

Zika-infected mosquitoes harboring insecticide-resistance, UF/IFAS study shows

Mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus are showing resistance to insecticides, according to the latest study published by UF/IFAS scientists at the Florida Medical Entomology Lab. To date, only two other studies have explored the impact of insecticide resistance… Read More

In Sympathy — Norman Todd

From J. Scott Angle Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Norman Todd, who passed away late last month, bequeaths a legacy of grower-funded and grower-informed research that… Read More

UF scientists predict potential spread of disease vector mosquito new to Florida

UF/IFAS scientists predict where in Florida environmental conditions may be suitable for Aedes scapularis to spread, now that it has invaded the Florida Peninsula. Aedes scapularis can transmit yellow fever virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, dog heartworm and… Read More

Virtual 4-H celebration to showcase and benefit youth

This month 4-H’ers across the state will travel to Tallahassee virtually! Members will connect with local and state officials from their homes, classrooms and Extension offices during the 2021 4-H Day at the Capitol. The Florida 4-H Foundation… Read More

Luck is what you make it

As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to find those three… Read More

Retirement Celebration for Mr. Steve Pigott

CELEBRATE 21 YEARS! WHO: Mr. Steve Pigott RE: Retirement Celebration WHEN: March 24, 2021 TIME: 10:00am – 11:00am WHERE: Wakulla County Community Center 318 Shadeville Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327   The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)… Read More

As Florida enters termite swarm season, UF/IFAS scientists tell consumers what to know

Termite Awareness Week 2021 takes place March 7-13 Some people mistakenly think termites are only busy during this time of the year. UF/IFAS researchers in Davie, Florida, show us otherwise. While termites are often noticed during their swarming… Read More