As our communities begin to reopen in phases, I keep hearing about the ‘new normal’ due to this global pandemic. For me, whenever someone refers to ‘normal’, I usually counter with “define normal.” Life has taught me that everyone ... READ MORE
This Wednesday evening, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant launches the “Seafood at Your Fingertips: LIVE” cooking series. Libby Carnahan, Pinellas County Agent, is bringing you some fresh ideas for an old favorite- the can of Tuna! Libby ... READ MORE
The following is reprinted from the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council. They are updating this page daily.
Taking into consideration reported cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections in Florida, the Tampa Bay EDC is providing resources ... 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
Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some helpful tips for next ... READ MORE
Summer in Florida brings pests of all types- from fleas in the home to weeds in the lawn. Molds and mildews are also a challenge in humid weather. There is a common misconception that applying a pesticide involves only controlling insects with ... READ MORE
There are many easy ways to make sure your home is a healthy environment for your family.
Read labels carefully, and follow the directions. If a label says you need “adequate ventilation,” use the product outside if you can. If not, ... READ MORE
Do you know how healthy your home is? Do you worry about toxins and air quality in the home? We spend the majority of our time indoors and it can have serious health impacts. The products we purchase can create an unhealthy home. In this article, ... READ MORE
For information about this new destructive termite, a cross between an Asian subterranean and a Formosan termite see this link: http://news.ifas.ufl.edu/2005/04/double-trouble-ufifas-researchers-find-another-termite-in-south-florida-as-destructive-as-formosan-super-termite/ READ MORE
How can I tell the difference between a termite and an ant? How can I tell if the soilder is a subterranean or a drywood? What differences can I look for in their wings?
The University of Florida Pest Managment University Newsletter ... READ MORE