Myra said she spotted this bug in her pasture and expressed concern over the safety of her horses. View the photo on Instagram here.
Is this bug harmful to horses, and what are ways to control it?
Answer: Planthopper or leafhopper
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Marietta said she found this bug on the leaves of her young Meyer lemon tree. View the photo on Instagram here.
What kind of winged bug is it, and can it control psyllids (jumping plant lice)?
Answer: Long-legged fly
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Bill said he pulled these orangedogs off of his key lime tree. View the photo on Instagram here.
What kind of bugs are they, and are they harmful to plants or humans?
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Barbara said she spotted these bugs on her milkweed plants. View the photo on Instagram here.
What kind of bugs are they, and do they pose a threat to milkweed plants or caterpillars?
Answer: Milkweed bugs
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Soosie said she noticed a growing population of these bugs after bringing her plants inside the screened porch of her Don Pedro Island, FL home before traveling. She added that these critters only come out after dark, are attracted to light ... READ MORE
Jill said she discovered the bug in a hole on her wall of her home. View the photo on Instagram here.
What kind of bug is featured in the photo, and does it reproduce in or damage wooden structures?
Answer: Long-horned beetle
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UF/IFAS Extension SFYL follower MJA said ants have invaded the house. View the photo on Instagram here.
What type of ants are featured in the photo, and how do you manage them?
Answer: White-footed Ants
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The purpose of the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Economic Impact brochure is to demonstrate the impact of agriculture on the economy of Alachua County, Florida. In an era of dwindling fiscal support, UF/IFAS Extension needs to demonstrate ... READ MORE
The goal of the award winning UF/IFAS Extension calendar is to inform legislators, community leaders and the general public of the beneficial work that UF/IFAS Extension does for the state of Florida. It accomplishes that goal in the form of ... READ MORE
It's Youth Development Month on Solutions For Your Life. Hot topics such as Youth and Video Games and Involving Youth in Community Development will focus on preparing children for adulthood and helping them become responsible, productive citizens.
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