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March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 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. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

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New on Featured Creatures! The wedge-shaped beetles

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January 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Ripiphoridae are a family of unusual parasitic beetles that are thought to be related to tumbling flower beetles (Coleoptera: ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetles, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Gulf Coast tick

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November 7, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Gulf Coast tick (Fig. 1), Amblyomma maculatum, was first described by Koch in 1844. Gulf Coast ticks are found in grass ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Ticks, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Tropilaelaps mite

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November 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Honey bees throughout the world are exposed to numerous pests, parasites, and pathogens. One such parasite is Tropilaelaps ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Mites, Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! A fish!!!! The grass carp.

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June 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes, was imported to the U.S. in 1963 as a biological control ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Grass Carp, Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Black salt marsh mosquito.

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May 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black salt marsh mosquito, Aedes taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann), is very common in the eastern coastal areas of the Americas, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Creatures, Mosquitoes, Pest Alert

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