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Hurricane Prep – Sources of Water for Your Family

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September 26, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace Water is an essential consideration during a natural disaster such as a Hurricane or Tropical Storm. If you're reading this while a storm is in the forecast for ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Beth Robertson, Disaster, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County, Preparedness, Shannon Carnevale, Storms, Water Storage

Pesticide Licenses–Ornamental & Turfgrass


September 26, 2022

The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the ... READ MORE

Category: , Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Athletic Field, Central Florida, Cflandscapes, Exams, FDACS, FFL, Florida Friendly, Golf, Grass, Grasses, Hwooten, IPM, Landscape, License, Ornamental, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Park, Pest Management, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Turf, Turfgrass

Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Hurricane.


September 23, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Entertainment, Family, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Kits, Preparedness, Safety, Winds

Peanut Butter Challenge 2022 – Spread the Word

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September 23, 2022

Knock Knock. Who’s there? Peanut. Peanut who? Peanut, butter open the door! During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Donate, Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Food Banks, Food Pantries, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Spread The Love, Spread The Peanut Butter

Food Safety During Hurricane Season

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September 23, 2022

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

Category: , Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Storms
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Storm Updates for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

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September 23, 2022

As Hurricane 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 Emergency ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Featured, Food Safety, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County FL, Preparedness, Safety, Storms

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