Invasive Fruit Fly Devastates Some South Florida FarmsThe sun may be coming out for an issue that has been threatening South Florida crops but it's already too late for some farmers in the area.
State Makes Gains Against Fruit Flies In South FloridaFlorida is on the way to eradicating the largest outbreak of Oriental fruit flies in the state's history, an agriculture official told a Senate panel Tuesday.
State Of Emergency Declared In Dade Over Fruit FliesA state of emergency has been declared in southern Miami-Dade due to an infestation of Oriental fruit flies which has the potential to attack hundreds of crops.
Quarantine Imposed Along Miles Of NE Broward After Medflies Discovery Two Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered during routine monitoring in a residential area in South Florida, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported. Medflies are considered the most serious of the world's fruit fly pests.