Phil Koehler (352) 392-2484
Tom Powell 392-2326
GAINESVILLE—You’ve got your security system on, burglar bars up and guard dog at the ready. Feel safe?
You shouldn’t. The tiniest home invaders of all can still get in, say University of Florida researchers who are studying subterranean termites. (more …)
David Holmes (352) 620-3440
Grady Miller (352) 392-7942
Richard Sprenkel (850) 875-7128
Carrol Chambliss (352) 392-1817
GAINESVILLE — The Southeast is suffering through the worst infestation of armyworms in recent memory, with the pests chewing their way through thousands of acres of crops, pasture and turf.
The insects’ population explosion was brought on by a mild winter followed by this summer’s drought, said Richard Sprenkel, pest management specialist with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. (more …)