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South American beetle released by UF researchers benefits Florida ranchers

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January 27, 2011

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Over the past two decades, Florida cattle ranchers have spent as much as $16 million a year doing battle with an invasive weed called tropical soda apple, known ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Livestock
Tags: Biological Control, Entomology And Nematology, Gratiana Boliviana, Julio Medal, Tropical Soda Apple

New technique for vulture population estimates could aid control efforts, UF researcher says

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May 5, 2009

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For months, Erik Anderson tried to persuade a flock of vultures to stop roosting at Santa Fe College's main campus in northwest Gainesville. In the end, the vultures ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Birds, Formula, Lethal Control, Michael Avery, Population, Vulture, Wildlife

Ropin’ in the Swamp

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April 9, 2009

In this photo released from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Justin Johnson of Live Oak, Fla., left, and Derrick Davis of Callahan, Fla. rope a steer at the Ropin' in the Swamp competition at UF's Horse ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Cows, Horses

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