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Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard


March 29, 2021

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida. Even in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: A, Ag, Agriculture, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bosques, Bug, Bull, Cafe, Calf, Carrier, Cattle, COVID, Covid-19, Cow, Diseas, Disease, Diseases, Extension, Farm, Farming, Florida, Fly, Hardee, Heifer, Herd, IFAS, Insecticide, Jonael, Latino, Livestock, Produciendo, Ranch, Ranchette, Science, Sick, Steer, Tick, Ticks, UF, Vaccine, Veterinarian, Video

Two new Oriental fruit fly meetings in September


September 18, 2015

1. Agriculture Industry Town Hall at UF/IFAS Extension for Oriental Fruit Fly Program with Commissioner of Agriculture Commissioner Putnam understands how crucial the eradication efforts are to those in the agriculture industry. He invites ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Fly, Homestead, Invasive Pest, Meeting, Miami, Miami-Dade, Mosca Frutera Oriental, OFF, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pest, UF IFAS Extension

“Zombie Flies” May Control Fire Ants


June 17, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Of the many nuisances that plague the county, fire ants may be at the top of the list. Their ability to survive and colonize is remarkable. Every effort to destroy the mound seems ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Ants, Big Bend Bugs!, Bugs, Control, Environment, Fire Ants, Flies, Fly, General Information, Identification, Insects, Les Harrison, Pest, Pest Management, Phorid Fly, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Zombie Fly

Color is key in controlling flies, UF researchers find


February 15, 2012

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. Downloadable video is available at: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10837916/20120215_FlyTrap.zip GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As a carrier of as many as 100 types of germs, the common house fly ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Florida, Florida Fly-baiter, Fly, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jeff Hertz, Joseph Diclaro, Military, Navy, Phil Koehler, Roberto Pereira, University Of Florida, Urban Entomology

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