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
We have officially entered the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30. To help prepare, consumers can purchase qualifying supplies exempt from tax during the 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.
The sales ... READ MORE
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
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
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
Getting ready to leave Florida and head back north? Well, before you lock the door to head out, it's a good idea to pay attention to some important details.
First, know that you are leaving your home behind just as we begin the hurricane ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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