Tag: hurricane

Hurricane-damaged tree assessment–remove the tree or attempt restoration–that is the question

By Ralph E. Mitchell The roof is fine, you have fixed the leaning fence and the floods have receded. Your landscape is in a relative mess, but your trees are giving you some real concerns. Can you make… Read More

Nurseries: What to do after a Hurricane/ Tropical Storm

Now that you and employees are safe and ready to get back to the nursery. There are 10 tips to consider. Inspect the nursery and assess the damage, take multiple pictures or use a video camera to document… Read More

UF staff track thousands of buildings during, after hurricane

  Sure, you have to worry about your home during Hurricane Irma, wondering if the roof will suffer damage, or the siding will be ripped off. But imagine worrying about 1,298 buildings during the storm? That job falls… Read More

Tips on how to protect livestock during hurricane

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  While Florida residents scramble to prepare for Hurricane Irma, agriculture operators are working to make sure their livestock survive the storm. Agents with University of Florida IFAS Extension offer advice on how to safeguard animals before, during… Read More

UF expert: Keep healthy eating in mind when preparing for hurricanes

By Tom Nordlie Media Contact: Beverly James, 352-273-3566, beverlymjames@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Last-minute grocery shoppers should keep healthy eating in mind when preparing for Hurricane Irma, says a nutrition expert with the University of Florida Institute of Food… Read More