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Altica spp. flea beetle

Leap into Learning: Flea Beetles


February 27, 2024

The daytime call of birdsong heralds our gentle transition into the spring season. Light rainstorms ensure that our soils are saturated and that our plants are nourished. The sun's rays work in tandem to encourage the emergence of fresh, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Beetle, Biocontrol, Control, Damage, Ecofriendly, Entomology, Flea, Insects, Pests, Pgm_Chemicals, Plant
No Mow March program

Celebrate Pollinators with No Mow March


February 27, 2024

Join Escambia County and other local participating UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle to celebrate pollinators with No Mow March. https://go.ufl.edu/nomowmarch A Pollinator Celebration will be offered on Saturday, March 23, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bees, Gardening Program, No Mow March, Pollinators, Weeds And Wildflowers

Unlocking the heat in mosquito modeling: Exploring disease transmission under climate change

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February 26, 2024

Thermal adaptation is the ability for organisms to adjust their life history traits as the temperature changes. In the case of mosquitoes, these traits can determine their risk of transmitting mosquito-borne diseases and how this risk might ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, CDC, Chikungunya Virus, Climate Change, Dengue, Environment, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, ISRI, Malaira, Modeling, Models, Mosquito, Mosquito-borne Disease, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Nina Dennington, Thermal Adaptation, Thermal Tolerance, UF/IFAS Research, Yellow Fever Mosquito, Zika

UF/IFAS invasion science website now live, amplifies citizen science participation in Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring

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February 22, 2024

A non-native lung parasite, Raillietiella orientalis, has reportedly spread across 25 counties in Florida, posing a threat to native snakes and other wildlife. The University of Florida Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI) has unveiled ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, ISRI, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Natural Resources, News, Paul Evans, Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.


February 22, 2024

BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Lawn And Ornamental, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Cpo, Education, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardening Class, Hkalaman, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Lawn And Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Nutrient Deficiencies, Orlando Events, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Pa, Palm, Palm Diagnostics, Palm Fertilizer, Palm Problems, Palms, PCO, Planning, Plant Diseases, Plant Pests, Pruning, Right-of-Way, Row, Streetscape, Sustainable Landscaping

Why are plants important to aquatic ecosystems?

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February 21, 2024

As Floridians, we love our freshwater resources. Did you know Florida has over 1 million acres of freshwater? That's about the size of Rhode Island! Many of our fondest memories are of boating, fishing, or water skiing in freshwater systems ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Natural Resources, Water
termites

Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Español, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, Viviendas

Las alcachofas: más que un alimento saludable, un embellecedor de su jardín

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alcachofa, Condado De St. Johns, Cultivo, Español, Florida, Green Queen, Imperial Star, Jardín, Jardineros, Prissy Fletcher, Servicio De Extensión En El Condado De St. Johns, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension-St. Johns County, Variedades

UF/IFAS unveils online tool: Stay ahead of termite risk with an interactive distribution map

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February 20, 2024

Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damages to homes, trees and other wooden structures across America. In Florida, termite infestations are a year-round risk for properties and trees. While they are not swarming year-round, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Formosan Termites, Invasive Species, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF Termite Collection, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

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