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Wakulla 4-H Teens Will Represent Florida at the National Food Challenge


September 1, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: CERT, Cooking, Disaster Preparedness, Food Challenge, Food Safety, Teen Leadership
Belle Glade, hurricane of 1928. Photos from the Smather's Archives.

Hark! Hurricane Season Approaches


May 17, 2022

Ah, warm weather. Stunning biodiversity. Idyllic spots for basking. These are a few iconic aspects of life in Florida. Unfortunately, so are hurricanes. These large storms and their effects are sometimes taken for granted. Weather-related ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Disaster Preparedness, Evacuation, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Hurricane Impacts, Hurricane Preparation, Tropical REC

Hurricane Readiness for Families, Consumers, and Pets


May 12, 2022

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th in Florida.  Are you prepared? Have you thought about your important documents, nonfood emergency supplies, medications, pantry needs, food and water supplies and survival of your pets ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Batteries, Battery Operated Tv And Radio, Broward County, Cook, Disaster Meals, Disaster Menus, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Preparedness And Your Pets, Eating For Good Health, Food And Water Supplies, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Hurricane Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Preparedness; Helpful Resources; Food Safety; Non-perishables; Menu Planning During A Disaster, Hurricane Season Runs From June 1st Thru November 30th, Important Phone Numbers During A Disaster, Items To Secure, Non-perishables, Nutrition, Pantry Preparation, Pet Needs, Secure Important Documents
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Wakulla 4-H Announces 2022 Teen Leadership Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Camp


April 24, 2022

Did you know that youth ages 12 to 18 can participate in a 4-H leadership camp that teaches Community Emergency Response? This year, youth will learn CPR, communication strategies for community leaders, financial management skills, and more. In ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Disaster Preparation
Tags: Citizenship And Leadership, Communication, Cooking, Disaster Preparedness, Financial Management

Fire Preparedness Matters


October 31, 2021

There are more and more reports in the news about home fires, prescribed burns, unplanned wildfires and other fire hazards around the country and world. Fire preparedness matters in the kitchen, home and in your community. I have a few ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Evacuation; To Go Bag, Fire Preparedness Plan; Wildfires; Stove Safety; Supervise Children; Supervise Young Children When Cooking; Film And Photograph Contents Of Home, Fire; Fire Preparedness; Fire Department; Fire Extinguisher; Be Prepared;, Indoor Fires; Outdoor Fires; Prescribed Burns; Cooking Safety, Kitchen Fires; Fire Hazard; Air Quality, Prevent Kitchen Fires, Prevent Outdoor Cooking Fires, Stress; Anxiety, To-go Bag, To-go Bag Contents

Hurricane Preparedeness for Citrus Groves

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May 18, 2021

Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves. Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Grove, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Florida, Hurricane, Planning, Preparing, Storms, Tropical Storm, Weather
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Homeowner’s Handbook updated to prepare Florida residents for disasters


September 29, 2020

Hurricanes and natural disasters are nothing new to Floridians, but we are in uncharted territory when we try to manage disasters during a pandemic. That makes making planning for disasters paramount. The second edition of the Homeowner’s ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Planning, Disaster Preparation, Disaster Preparedness, EDEN, Extension Disaster Education Network, Florida Sea Grant, Hurricane, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season
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Tips to Help You Weather the Storm


June 3, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It's officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it's time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Supplies, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Supplies, Personal Safety, Safety, Wakulla

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