Category: Pests & Disease

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formerly Achatina fulica) To: State and Territory Agricultural Regulatory Officials   The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is notifying stakeholders of one… Read More

Spring 2014 Ornamental Plant Disease Update & Management Workshop

to update nursery growers, landscapers interested individuals on the latest and best management practices for tackling current ornamental fungal and bacterial plant diseases and to prevent some new ones for this next season. The workshop will be held… Read More

Do you want to learn about imported fire ants and control?

Thanks to experts from land grant universities and government entities that help make fire ants easier to live with. Now you can ask them directly and read more unbiased research based information. Information on this website from eXtension… Read More

South FL Plant Disease Update-2013

Do you work with: Aglaonemas, Anthurium, Cordylines, Gardenias, Mandevillas, scheffleras, Lucky bamboos, Areca, Foxtail palms, Phoenix canaeriensis, Jamaican caper trees, Cypresses or arugula and the list continues. Don’t miss out the latest plant diseases report affecting foliage, palms,… Read More

Whitefly sampling and new UF website!

We had an amazing program on August 7, thanks to the participation of over 70 Miami-Dade growers, pest control supervisors, Extension specialists and chemical industry representatives together at UF-Extension Auditorium in Homestead, Miami area. UF entomologists: Drs. Mannion… Read More