About

Pest Alert is an initial notification system that provides timely information on new and reoccurring pest problems in Florida, including insect, mite, nematode, and plant diseases.  Pest Alert delivers pest-related information, educational resources, newsletters, and community events.

Pest Alert is maintained by the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and is in partnership with the Department of Plant Pathology.  Additional sources include: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, and various departments and research centers at UF/IFAS.