Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for weather enthusiast or to sheer disdain with the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE
Regardless of a physical or mental condition, we all need to plan for a disaster. It's especially important for those medical needs, and Sarasota County has designated certain evacuation centers for those individuals with qualifying needs.
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In the last post, "Disaster Preparedness: Planning for medically dependent sheltering," we talked about how to register for a medically dependent evacuation center. In this post, we'll look at how to prepare if someone you know has a special ... READ MORE
With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE
As Tropical Storm Ian approaches our area, see the following storm updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep resources, and local resources here.
Stay tuned to your local news channels, Polk County ... READ MORE
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A medida que se acerca la parte media de la temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico, un estudio de University of Florida muestra que la mayoría de los árboles soportan vientos típicos ... READ MORE
SIGN UP FOR USDA NRCS ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM (EQIP) BY SEPTEMBER 30
Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by September ... READ MORE
Is your farm or ranch prepared for hurricane season? It is important to consider hurricane prep for farms before the storm. As the 2022 hurricane season starts at a leisurely pace, there’s talk of what the rest of the season holds. (more…) READ MORE
NEW PASTURELAND REFORESTATION PILOT PROJECT SEEKING LANDOWNERS IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO PARTICIPATE
Arbor Day Carbon (ADC) and American Forest Foundation (AFF) are working together to convert marginalized pasture and agricultural lands into ... READ MORE
Three Wakulla 4-H youth members are blazing a trail for other Florida 4-H youth all the way to Dallas, Texas this October. Cayle Rogers, Brooklynn Green, and Noah Pearson will represent the state 4-H program as the first Florida team to compete ... READ MORE