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Agricultural ‘quarantine’ explained, with two Florida counties under such orders


July 11, 2022

Two Florida counties were put under quarantine in recent weeks, but this has nothing to do with COVID-19. An agricultural quarantine is intended to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the protocols are unrelated to restrictions put ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agricultural Quarantine, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Quarantine, Whitney Elmore
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My Embryology Experience thru a 4-H Restructured Event


April 23, 2020

By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo Our 4-H embryo development display came to live at my house. It was meant as a 4-H demonstration for the Indian River County Firefighters' Fair which would run from March 13th through the 22nd. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Ag Literacy, Agriculture, Bobcats, Cancellations, Chicken Flock, Chicken Needs, Chicken-culture, Chickens, Chicks, Eggs, Embryology, Fair, Incubation, Predators, Quarantine, Raccoons, Raising Chickens

Envisioning The New Normal From A Plant Quarantine Perspective


April 17, 2020

Currently most of the world is focused on Covid-19, and rightly so. We’ve watched the spread of the virus from one country to another and see the destruction it is leaving behind with the loss of tens of thousands of lives; upheaval of national ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, Diseases, Fruits, Insects, Invasive Species, Quarantine, Travel, Vegetables

Think Nutrition and Wellness During a Quarantine


March 13, 2020

Many families and consumers are wondering about how to prepare for meals and wellness during a two-week quarantine. This is a new concept, yet it is very similar to preparing for a hurricane. You may be faced with limited food supplies, social ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition,
Tags: 14 Day Food Supply Ideas, Buy Early, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Quarantine Checklist, Covid-19, Dairy Group, Eating For Good Health, Food Safety, Fruit Group, Grain Group, Health, MyPlate, Nutrition, Protein Group, Quarantine, Sample Menu, Sick Day Items, Supplies, Think Nutriiton, Two Week Food Supply Ideas, Vegetable Group, Wellness During A Quarantine

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail

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December 16, 2014

APHIS Establishes Two Additional Regulated Area in Florida for Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formerly Achatina fulica) To: State and Territory Agricultural Regulatory Officials   The Animal and Plant Health Inspection ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Florida, GALS, Giant African Land Snail, Pest, Quarantine, USDA

Giant African Land Snails-A Potential Unwanted Invader

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July 15, 2014

The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) continues to make news around the US. In an online article, the Independent describes the confiscation of almost 70 unwanted GALS at the Los Angeles International Airport in California: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/slow-food-67-giant-african-land-snails-intended-for-human-consumption-seized-at-la-airport-9606495.html The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Eradication, Exotic Species, FDACS-DPI, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, Quarantine

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