Hurricane season is here, and this year, we’re going to have to add an extra layer of precaution to take into account the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center expect 2020 to be a busier than average hurricane ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun, and UF/IFAS Extension is preparing for all potential emergencies. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting a season similar to last year’s, with 9 to 15 named storms, 2 ... READ MORE
People don’t send thank-you notes much anymore. These days, a thumbs-up or a smile emoji is the standard way of expressing our approval and gratitude for a job well done. And I must admit that sending out handwritten thank-you cards to everyone ... READ MORE
One of the blessings of the holiday season is that it gives us time to pause and reflect on the events of the year and anticipate the year ahead. When I reflect upon 2018, I think about the challenges we faced here in Florida, how UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
Hurricane Michael has been a storm like no other. Within only 72 hours, it strengthened from a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico to making landfall as the strongest hurricane to hit Florida’s Panhandle in a century. We mourn the loss ... READ MORE
I grew up on a Pennsylvania dairy farm before studying animal sciences and working as an Extension agriculture dairy agent. Needless to say, I’ve been around a few cows over the years.
So when I was “drafted” to represent the University ... READ MORE
As I write this, residents all across the state of Florida are desperately preparing for the havoc that Hurricane Irma will hit us with. And across UF/IFAS Extension, many of the faculty and staff in our county offices and research and education ... READ MORE