UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Fall Armyworms and Bermudagrass Stem Maggot have been spotted at treatable levels in fertilized pastures and hayfields in Central & Southern Georgia! (Editor’s note:  These pests generally...
Old Citrus Pests Making a Comeback in Florida

Old Citrus Pests Making a Comeback in Florida

Xavier Martini, Russ Mizell, UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology department, North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL, and Lauren Diepenbrock,  UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department, Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL Citrus...
Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School – June 13

Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School – June 13

Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School Jackson County Extension Office 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, Florida 32448 June 13, 7:30-2pm (CST) How good are your crop pest identification skills? Do you sometimes struggle trying to control pests in your crops? If you are interested...
Preventing and Removing Honeybee Swarms

Preventing and Removing Honeybee Swarms

The European Honeybee, Apis mellifera, is not native to North America but it is a very common sight here. Awareness of the importance of this species has risen in recent years as new threats to the well being of our honeybee population arise. Important as bees are,...