Monthly Archive: October 2012

Horsehair Worms- Weird, but No Threat to Mammals

Horsehair worm in green bowl

They look like a small piece of wire, about a millimeter in diameter. Sometimes they wiggle, sometimes they tie themselves in knots and sometimes they just lie there. If you’ve found one in standing water, your first thought is probably “Internal Parasites!”

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Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia

Each year UF/IFAS NW Extension District Faculty participates in the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia.  This is the largest agricultural expo in the southeast attended by over 200,000 visitors.  In addition to the over 1,200 commercial exhibitors, visitors also learn from the many university and research specialist displays on hand throughout the expo.  …

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