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Florida First Detector First Fridays

December 2023 First Friday with Florida First Detector


December 4, 2023

Recap of December 2023 First Friday with Florida First Detector In this month's webinar, we focused on Hymenoptera, an order of insects that includes wasps, bees, ants, hornets and more. Hymenoptera is an extremely diverse order of insects. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ants, Bees, Biosecurity, Early Detection, FFD23-24, FloridaFirstDetector, Honeybees, Hornets, Hymenoptera, Invasive Species, SeminoleCountyAg, Wasps

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

Termites swarming in Florida

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June 14, 2018

Warmer seasons marks the beginning of termites swarms for homeowners in the United States. Florida's hot and humid climate is ideal for several species of termites. In addition, our homes are at risk much earlier in the year than in other regions. ... READ MORE

Category: HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Pests & Disease
Tags: Asian Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes Formosanus, Coptotermes Gestroi, Cryptotermes Brevis, Dampwood Termite, Drywood Termite, Eastern Subterranean Termite, Formosan Subterranean Termite, Neotermes, Neotermes Castaneus, Reticulitermes Flavipes, Subterranean Termite, Termite, Urban Entomology, West Indian Drywood Termite

New on Featured Creatures! Australian cockroach

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April 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Australian cockroach is one of several species of peridomestic cockroaches (cockroaches that live mostly outdoors, but ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cockroach, Featured Creatures, 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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