In this episode we explore the creepiest, crawliest, grossest of arachnids, ticks. And no, we don't feel bad calling them gross!
Tick-borne illnesses can wreak havoc on people's lives and there is still so much we don't know about them. On ... READ MORE
Want this information on-the-go? Check out this episode from the "Naturally Florida" podcast.
I’d be willing to bet if I asked a room full of people to raise ... READ MORE
Rodenticides are a specific type of pesticide used to control rats and mice, also known as rat poisons, but they can have impacts throughout the food chain if not used correctly. In this episode, we will explore the science behind rodenticides, ... READ MORE
Cane toads are well known for posing a threat to our pets. They are one of many invasive animal species we have here in Florida. In this episode you will learn all about this invasive toad species, how it became established in Florida, impacts ... READ MORE
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
Have you ever thought about the value of birds? I mean, the value in dollars. There over 18,000 birds on this planet; all are different and all play a role in keeping Florida ecosystems healthy. They can also keep us and our economy healthy ... READ MORE
Have you seen these symptoms in ornamental plants, especially oaks, after treating nearby turf with metsulferon-methyl (MSM)?
Over the past few years, there have been numerous inquiries regarding damage to ornamental plants growing near ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1% of all of the insects on ... READ MORE
Spring is the time of year when ants are swarming to mate and form new colonies. Many ant species are found in Florida, but not all are household pests and some only cause problems occasionally. The University of Florida/IFAS highlights ... READ MORE
Don't have a palm that looks like this one! Learn how to have healthy, beautiful palms. Learn about some of the diseases that kill palms. This class is open to everyone. You can also earn 2 FDACS CEUs in one of these categories: Private ... READ MORE