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2021 Spring Virtual Bee College Registration is OPEN!


February 5, 2021

Join the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College! Image Credit: Suzy Rodriguez, Department of Entomology and Nematology Description Join the University of Florida, ... READ MORE

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Why We Should All Thank the Bees on Thanksgiving Day


November 23, 2020

As temperatures drop and the leaves begin to fall, we are reminded that the holiday season is upon us yet again. From casseroles and salads, to side dishes and desserts, we have a lot on our heaping plates that we owe to honey bee pollination. ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Health, Honeybee, Pollination, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

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Jeepers creepers what are all these creatures? See our new UF/IFAS Featured Creatures!


May 25, 2017

It is that time of year when it seems that everywhere you look is an insect you have never seen before. To keep you in the know we have pulled together some of the newest Creatures from the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: BugWeek, Entomology, FAQ, Insects, UFBugs

What is this bug? It is time to explore tiny but new UF/IFAS Featured Creatures!


May 23, 2017

Are you seeing fantastic creatures that are the stuff of nightmares (or an entomologists day dreams)? We all have had these moments and can often be surprised by how small some of these so called evil creatures are. We have compiled for you ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: BugWeek, FAQ, Insects, UF/IFAS, UFBugs

Why do I always find these silver bugs crawling inside of cardboard boxes?


May 27, 2016

The silver critters that you find in boxes are called silverfish (Figure 1). They are a primitive type of insect that lack wings and are ametabolous (meaning they do not go through metamorphosis). Silverfish prefer places that have little airflow, ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: BugWeek, Entomology, FAQ, Insects, UFBugs

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