Tag: air potato beetle

Biological Control For Pests

As spring approaches, we should all be aware that our pest problems will reappear.  There are many types of pests to consider:  insects, weeds, nematodes, and even some vertebrate species (such as the Cuban tree frog).  When combined… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Bay County Hosts Invasive Species Workshop June 6

WHO:             University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Bay County. WHAT:          Air Potato Challenge and Species Awareness workshop. The event will include exhibits, and distribution of air potato leaf beetles. WHERE:       2728 E…. Read More

The Air Potato Challenge

By L. Scott Jackson and Julie B. McConnell, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County Northwest Florida’s pristine natural world is being threaten by a group of non-native plants and animals known collectively as invasive species. Exotic invasive species originate from… Read More

Air Potato Challenge: Beetles Available for the Public May 18

May 18, 2018 Air Potato Challenge: Leaf Beetles Available for the Public The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County, UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, FL Dept of Ag Division of Plant Industry, USDA, and Florida Fish and Wildlife… Read More