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Barn Bugs


August 17, 2018

By: Les Harrison Destructive Barn Bugs By August’s languid days, farmers and farm workers in north Florida have done battle with an almost endless array of destructive barn bugs in fields and pastures. Thrips, aphids, mites, nematodes and ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Extension, Farming, FCS, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
New Guinea Flatworm

When Good Worms go Bad – New Guinea Flatworm


August 14, 2018

There’s a worm in town, but it’s not that fat, happy earthworm that we like to find tilling our gardens. Instead, it’s a flatworm, which kind of looks like a cross between a slug and an small earthworm. It can be identified by its pointy ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida, Horticulture, Landscape, Newguineaflatworm, Worm
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

Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases


August 6, 2018

By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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