Published: Nov 14th, 2002
SARASOTA, Fla. — Heads will roll as a U.S. Department of Agriculture plan to control imported fire ants is put into practice this month in Florida.
Published: Jul 10th, 2002
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A tiny white-footed ant with a big appetite for sweets is the latest nuisance pest for South Florida residents and pest control operators, but a new bait developed by a University of Florida researcher may help stop the home invaders.
Published: Mar 5th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Chris Marshall noticed it when he snorkeled with manatees: Even when he remained still and quiet in murky water, they kept a safe distance.
Published: Jan 29th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People’s willingness to go on with their lives after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks helped consumer confidence continue its slow climb in January, its fourth straight month on the rise, University of Florida economists said Tuesday.
Published: Jan 18th, 2002
TAMPA, Fla. — Unlike the scores of exotic species that have invaded Florida over the years, the newest environmental threat may be controlled in a practical way: serving it as an appetizer.