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Homeowner’s Handbook updated to prepare Florida residents for disasters

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 Handbook… Read More

Cattle care checklist: before and after the storm

Cattle care checklist: before and after the storm with UF/IFAS Extension livestock specialist, Doug Mayo Before the storm Preparing the pasture Secure loose objects or remove them from pastures. If possible, avoid placing cattle in pastures with electric… Read More

Equine care checklist: before and after the storm

Equine care checklist: before and after the storm with UF/IFAS Extension equine specialist, Carissa Wickens Before the storm Pasture vs. barn Depending on the shelter or structures available, horses are often best kept out at pasture during a… Read More

Before hurricanes arrive, plan to take care of your elderly loved ones

Imagine a hurricane is coming, not difficult for most Floridians. The cone of uncertainty is become ever more certain, and it’s aiming right at your area. With the storm imminent, you might find yourself in a position to… Read More

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

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

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

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

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

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

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

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

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

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