The citrus mealybug is a common pest of citrus primarily in greenhouses, and of several ornamental plants in Florida. It has been recognized as a difficult to control pest in Europe since 1813 (where it is called the greenhouse mealybug) ... READ MORE
WOW! I was able to scout for Giant African snails and here is a proof of it!
Please click: Giant African Snail: A year later! to read the article I wrote for the Miami-Dade Chapter of Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) ... READ MORE
The news is full of stories about West Nile Virus and everyone should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites. That means personal protection with repellents, proper clothing, emptying containers with water, and staying inside at dawn and ... READ MORE
Our recent daily rainfall is a welcome site for many of us after the drought of the past few years! However, all the generous rainfall brings the danger of a rise in insect populations, including mosquitoes. Mosquitoes pose a risk to humans ... READ MORE
We had an amazing program on August 7, thanks to the participation of over 70 Miami-Dade growers, pest control supervisors, Extension specialists and chemical industry representatives together at UF-Extension Auditorium in Homestead, Miami area.
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Need CEUs? An opportunity for licensed pesticide applicators to earn CEUs will be held August 21, 2012 from 7:30 to 3:00 CST. The event will be conducted via Polycom from participating UF/IFAS county extension offices and research and ... READ MORE
Our area has received frequent rains that bring increases in mosquito populations. Local mosquito management offices are literally working overtime to address the many requests for help with reducing biting mosquitoes. As a homeowner, it ... READ MORE