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March of the giants: The Eastern lubber grasshopper

May 6, 2020

Do you know the song, "The ants go marching one by one; hurrah, hurrah"? Picture in place of the ants, grasshoppers. Not just any grasshopper, but the Eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera. If you have ever had the opportunity to cross ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Environment, Grasshopper, Insects, Landscape, Lubber, Nature, Pgm_Chemicals

Lots of Lubbers- What do do?

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May 10, 2019

While some garden pests like to hide under leaves, in the soil, or be so small you cannot see them without a microscope, the Lubber Grasshopper stands out wherever it goes. You probably have seen this pest lumbering through your landscape, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Florida Friendly, Garden, Grasshopper, Integrated Pest Management, Landscaping, Lubber, Master Gardener, Pest, Pesticide, Turf

Not a lout or a lummox, just a lubber

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March 21, 2018

In early March, some residents of Charlotte County began seeing small, dark-colored grasshoppers in their landscapes. These are baby Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers which emerged earlier from the ground as they hatched out from last year's eggs. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Dark-colored Grasshoppers, Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers, Grasshopper, Hand-picking, Lubber, Non-chemical Control, Toxic

Triple-Threat in One Soybean Field: Grasshopper Damage, Asian Soybean Rust and Palmer Amaranth

September 13, 2013

September generally signals the start of peanut and cotton harvests, but in many counties of northwest Florida late planted soybeans still need continued scouting for disease, insect, and weed pests. Unfortunately, one producer here in the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Disease, Grasshopper, Insects, Palmer Amaranth, Palmer Pigweed, Panhandle Agriculture, Pest Management, Soybean Rust, Soybeans

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