I have lived in Florida for a long, long time. Over the years I have heard rumors that University of Florida scientists are to blame for the Love Bug infestation here in our state.

Is this true? Could my beloved alma mater (UF) really be blamed for bringing such an unholy plaque upon us? Well, I did some digging, and here’s the truth to the whole matter (even if it hurts).

Instead of me typing out this entire report, I am reposting it all at THIS link.


Rich Fields is a veteran radio broadcaster who is best known for having been the Announcer on the Price is Right. He is also an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist .