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UPDATE: Mosquito Control Application Alert!

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Organic farmers take note!

Scheduled aerial applications of Dibrom, an organophosphate, will be done in selected populated areas of counties listed below. This is a federally funded emergency FEMA operation in response to mosquito borne disease in Florida, and there is NOT a “Do Not Spray” list. Concerned growers should contact Paul Mitola, Environmental Specialist with FDACS: (850) 528-5396.

Spraying schedule so far (in evenings; starting today; F=Fri, S=Sat, Su=Sun, M=Mon, T=Tues, W=Wed 7/25)

  • Suwanee F
  • Columbia F
  • Nassau W
  • Bradford S
  • Baker Su
  • Union Su
  • Clay ?
  • Putnam M
  • Wakulla S
  • Madison M
  • Hamilton Su
  • Dixie Su
  • Gulf T
  • Lafayette T
  • Franklin withdrew request
  • Hernando W probably
  • Liberty T probably

A map of the spraying zones of each county is available here.