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Termite Swarms

With the start of rainy season upon us, it also means residents will begin to see termite swarms, specifically West Indian drywood termites (Cryptotermes brevis). Here in the Florida Keys we have two economically damaging termites, Asian subterranean… Read More

Florida Keys Plant Clinics

Beneficial Robber fly

Each month, Monroe County Extension Service hosts numerous plant clinics throughout the Florida Keys. This is an opportunity for residents to bring in plant or insect samples for identification, ask questions about what to grow here in zone… Read More

Palm Problems? Check out this new diagnostic tool!

A comprehensive new online resource for diagnosing palm problems was released late last year: A Resource for Pests and Diseases of Cultivated Palms: Symptoms of Diseases and Disorders http://itp.lucidcentral.org/id/palms/symptoms/ The authors of this multi-agency initiative are all from… Read More