Convenience Foods – Cook it Safe

When it’s time to eat, many people reach for convenience foods such as a frozen meal or container of soup.  They typically pop it in the microwave or conventional oven to “warm up.”  They never give a second… Read More

Horse Herald- Deworming Horses Using Fecal Egg Counts

Deworming Horses Nearly everyone has heard of the growing issue of chemical-resistant internal parasites and how they can potentially impact an animal.  In this fact-sheet, the importance of creating a deworming schedule based on fecal egg counts is… Read More

Storm Strategies for Individuals with Distinct Needs

Most people have the same basic preparedness needs as everyone else; however, some individuals have special needs that go beyond the basics. This blog was written for those who have age- or health-related disabilities, yet are able to… Read More

Tips for Storm Preparedness

1. DO YOUR RESEARCH: The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide can be found at  http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf and The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness can be found at http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf  . More resources can be found by visiting  Florida’s Division of Consumer Affairs website… Read More

Quick Tips About Planning A Satisfying Final Goodbye

When the intention for preplanning is to offset stress, guilt, and sorrow, the process of planning a final goodbye can be a satisfying experience. Given that the cost for conventional funerals today is between $8,000 and $12,000, preplanning… Read More

Cogongrass – Pernicious Pasture Weed

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Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is a noxious invasive weed that disrupts ecosystems, decreases property values, and creates increased risk for fires. It originated from Southeast Asia and infests nearly 500 million acres worldwide. It was brought to Florida and… Read More