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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Summer-Florida’s Crepuscular Smorgasbord

With Memorial Day on the horizon, summer beckons us forward for food, fun, and outdoor activities.  Just remember that you may have some unwanted guests arrive at your weekend activities, particularly during the late afternoon to evening (or crepuscular) hours. Insect… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Black salt marsh mosquito.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black salt marsh mosquito, Aedes taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann), is very common in the eastern coastal areas of the… Read More

New on Featured Creatures: Hydrilla leaf mining flies

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Several native and introduced species of flies in the genus Hydrellia (Figure 1) are important because they feed… Read More

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

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

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 on Featured Creatures! Hydrilla leafcutter moth. By Baniszewski, Weeks, and Cuda.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen is an adventive Asian moth with an aquatic larval stage. The moth is found associated… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Erythrina leafminer. By Sourakov.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The erythrina leafminer is a member of the genus Leucoptera, which are leaf borers that can cause severe… Read More