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A Changing Landscape in Subterranean Termite Control

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March 4, 2021

This is a summary of a recent presentation by Dr. Thomas Chouvenc on the importance of termite colony biology on control methods Termites evolved from cockroaches 150 million years ago. There are now over 3,000 termite species worldwide, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease
Tags: Insects, Invasive Species, IPM Florida, Subterranean Termites, Termite Control, Termites

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Cotton Seed Bug update

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August 3, 2010

The Cotton Seed Bug is on the move! It was originally found on Stock Island and Key West. Identifying and reporting the cotton seed bug For photos and more information see the Pest Alert at http://www.freshfromflorida.com/pi/enpp/ento/images/Oxycarenus_cotton_seed_bug_alert_USDAcard_Feb2012.pdf Several ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease

Cotton Seed Bug

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April 19, 2010

Cotton Seed Bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis April 2010, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (cotton seed bug), a major pest of cotton, has been detected for the first time in the United States on Stock Island. As the name suggests, this is a bug ... READ MORE

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