Category: Agriculture

New on Featured Creatures! Dog flea.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The dog flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis), is an important ectoparasite of both wild and domestic canids around the… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Aster leafminer moth.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Leucospilapteryx venustella (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) is a small, mostly light brown moth that during its larval stages creates… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Tussock moths.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Tussock moths in the genus Orgyia are small moths that are best-known because of their attractive larvae. ABOVE:… Read More

Rose Rosette Disease Workshop and In-service Training

The recent discovery of rose rosette disease (RRD) in Florida threatens the State’s $20 million rose nursery industry as well as retail sales and landscape use. RRD is caused by rose rosette virus that is vectored by an… Read More

Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training-Everglades Research and Education Center, February 19, 2014

The Everglades Research and Education Center will be hosting an invasive species workshop on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Topics covered in the workshop include information on emerging invasive species issus that may affect local agriculture, including… Read More

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Certification & Test Seminar

  IFAS Collier County Extension and the Florida Landscape Management Association are offering two separate training seminars for the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Certification as well as the examination after completion of the seminars. The seminar will be offered in… Read More

New Florida First Detector Educational Materials!

Interested in detecting exotic species in Florida?  The Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training for Florida Program (http://flfirstdetector.org/) has been created to assist with the early detection of exotic or emerging pests in Florida.  This program was funded by the Farm… Read More