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Florida Is So Nice Everything Wants To Live Here, Including Non-Native Animals And Plants!

May 15, 2020

“Invasions of exotic species cost Floridians over $500 million per year” -Ivegot1.org. May 16th-23rd is Florida Invasive Species Awareness Week and there will be plenty of educational resources to check out during this time to expand your ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Anole, Brazilian Pepper, Cane Toad, Collier County, Control, Critter Corner, FISAW, FLinvasives, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, Lionfish, Plants, Poisonous, SW FL, Venomous
sago scale king

White Scale Insect Kills Queen and King Sago Plants.

August 8, 2018

If you have queen or king sago plants then you have or will have to deal with the Asian sago scale which arrived in south Florida in 1999 or thereabouts. Please info here: click on fact sheet and our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbWxh-UKYrw ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Asian Sago Scale, Aulacaspis Yasumatsui, Cycads, Cycas Circinalis, Cycas Revoluta, White Stuff On Sago

Annoying Creeping “Worms” Inside Homes and Everywhere Are Most Likely Millipedes

June 1, 2018

This year, I've had more calls about roaming "worms" before rainy season than ever before (usually they move inside a few weeks after rainy season stops). "What are all these crunchy worms on our lanai and side walls and in the living room? ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Anadenobolus Monilicornus, Centipedes, Millipedes, Thousand-legger, Trigoniulus Corallinus, Worms In House, Worms In Lanai
Bat house

Birds, Bats & Bees: Integrated Pest Management on Small Farms

February 6, 2018

  Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a broad approach to managing pests on your farm and considers growth of a healthy crop, human health, ecosystem health and economic inputs when using strategies to deter pests. IPM uses a number ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: IPM, Jessica Ryals, Pests, Pollinators, Sustainability

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