As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
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“Cool, wet springs followed by warm, humid weather in the overwintering areas favor survival and reproduction of fall armyworm, allowing it to escape suppression by natural enemies.”
Sound like 2019?
“Weeds known to serve as hosts ... READ MORE
Controlling flies on livestock in Florida is a challenge. Please note the word, “control.” We would love to substitute that word with “eradicate”, but that is not realistic. Our main pests are horn flies and face flies. In Florida, ... READ MORE
Cattle owners vaccinating their cattle to prevent sickness is a prime example of “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This single management practice provides a huge step toward lowering the incidence of antibiotic use in ... READ MORE
The Florida palmetto weevil (Rhynchophorus cruentatus ) can be a problematic species in stressed palms and palms that are transplanted. This native species is the largest weevil in the United States. The palmetto weevil can be identified by ... READ MORE
Lantana (Lantana camara ) is a popular ornamental plant. Lantana first became popular in the 18th century as a landscape plant. Unfortunately due to the aggressiveness of this woody perennial, lantana is considered one of the top ten most problematic ... READ MORE