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Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica Thunb.) now a State Noxious Weed


January 8, 2021

  Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica Thunb.) is one of the recent additions to the Florida State Noxious Weed List. Belonging to the family Caprifoliaceae, alongside other popular vining and hardy shrub ornamental species, it ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL Natives, Honeysuckle, Invasive Ornamentals, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Japanese Honeysuckle

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


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

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

Giant African land snail: APHIS use criteria to deregulate quarantined areas in Miami-Dade county


February 21, 2019

APHIS and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) collaborated to develop the protocol for removing areas from quarantine.   Click on the link to go to the official NAPPO alert: https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=781   Check ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Gals, Giant African Land Snail

Featured Creatures Roundup


April 30, 2018

There have been six new Featured Creatures articles published so far in 2018! Check out these great extension publications and more at the Featured Creatures website. Insect name (Link to article) Photo Authors Tomato hornworm, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Armed Spiders, Dark Southern Drywood Termite, Dimorphic Jumper, Featured Creatures, Kalotermes Approximatus, Maevia Inclemens, Manduca Quinquemaculata, Nabis Capsiformis, Palamedes Swallowtail, Pale Damsel Bug, Papilio Palamedes, Phoneutria, Tomato Hornworm

New on Featured Creatures! The tawny crazy ant (previously known as Caribbean crazy ant)


January 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Nylanderia fulva was previously confused with Nylanderia pubens (Synonym: Paratrechina pubens). Nylanderia fulva is native ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ants, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! The wedge-shaped beetles


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! The squash vine borer


January 7, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Squash vine borer, Melittia cucurbitae (Harris), is a diurnal (active during the day) moth species (Fig. 1). The larvae ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Moths, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Tropilaelaps mite


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

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