UF/IFAS Collier County Extension, Tropical Fruit Production Class, Saturday, July 19, 2014

Interested in Tropical Fruit Production?  Consider registering for the Tropical Fruit Production class in Naples Florida, on Saturday, July 19, 2014!  Link to the course through the screen image of the Eventbrite course registration.  Register early at this… Read More

Chikungunya Fever-An Emerging Mosquito Virus of Concern

As you prepare for the July 4th holiday, remember to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.  Outbreaks of Chikungunya fever were first reported in Tanzania in 1952.  Chikungunya fever is a virus and two mosquito species… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! The hydrilla stem weevil.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Bagous hydrillae O’Brien is a semi-aquatic weevil that feeds on the aquatic invasive weed Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! A fish!!!! The grass carp.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes, was imported to the U.S. in 1963 as a biological… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! The convergent lady beetle.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville, is among the most common lady beetle species throughout North America… Read More

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