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Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: Information Employers Need to Share with Employees


July 27, 2020

This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other blogs in the series cover steps employers can take to protect employees and what to do if an employee is sick ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Covid-19, Green Industry, Martin County, Safety, UF IFAS Extension, Worker
sweet pepper ready for harvest; agricultural employers need to know steps they can take to keep their workers safe during the pandemic

Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: Steps Employers Can Take to Protect Workers


July 27, 2020

This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and what to do if an employee is ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Green Industry, Martin County, Safety, UF IFAS Extension, Worker
an agricultural worker starts new seedlings in trays; agricultural employers must manage COVID-19 to keep workers safe

Keeping Farm & Landscape Workers Safe: When Employees are Sick or Exposed to COVID-19


July 27, 2020

This blog is part of a series focused on keeping agricultural and green industry employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other blogs in the series cover information employers need to share with employees and steps employers can take to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Green Industry, Martin County, Safety, UF IFAS Extension, Worker
Mosquito

Bromeliads and Mosquitoes


July 25, 2020

What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants? The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC. There are several options: ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Dengue, Florida Medical Entomology Lab, FMEL, Gioeli, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Virus, West Nile
dollar bill; article describes tax credits available

Employer Tax Credit Can Cover 100% of Employee COVID-19 Paid Leave


July 23, 2020

Did you know eligible employers can receive a 100% refundable tax credit for every dollar of paid leave (plus the employer’s health insurance premiums during leave) provided to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)? ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Green Industry, Martin County, Safety, Tax Credit, UF IFAS Extension, Worker

Summertime Dive Safety And Dive Flag Awareness!


July 15, 2020

Snorkeling and diving are some of my favorite activities that I get to enjoy more often during the summer! The water is warm, scallop season has opened, lobster season is just around the corner and a perfect time for a lesson on dive flag awareness! ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Boat, Boating, Dive, Dive Flag, Diver Down, Flag, Florida, FWC, Lobster, Mask, Red…, Regulations, Safety, Scallop, Scuba, Sea Grant, Snorkel, Summer, White
Man wearing cloth face covering in grove.

COVID-19 Resources for Martin County Agribusinesses


June 30, 2020

UF/IFAS Extension Martin County and the Department of Health, Martin County (DOH-Martin) are working together to provide resources for agribusinesses to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Resources offered include cloth face coverings, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Covid-19, Green Industry, Martin County, Safety, UF IFAS Extension, Worker

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