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New UF/IFAS professor to combine AI and plant breeding; teach tomorrow’s AI innovators

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May 24, 2022

As a child in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Carlos “Charlie” Messina knew he wanted to help people produce food worldwide, while also preserving the environment. But learning about agriculture in a big city wasn’t easy. Fortunately, his ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Buenos Aires, Charlie Messina, Crop Models, Drought, Flood, Genomics, Horticultural Sciences, Jim Jones, Meteorology, Plant Breeding
potted plants at one Martin County nursery sit in flood waters from Tropical Storm Eta

Martin County Producers and Tropical Storm Eta


November 18, 2020

Farmers, ranchers, nursery growers, and other agribusinesses face difficult challenges in keeping their operations profitable, especially through hazardous weather events. UF/IFAS Extension offers resources for agribusinesses in reporting damage, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Flood, Martin County, Tropical Storm Eta, UF IFAS Extension

Livestock Health after a Flood

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October 10, 2017

  Pastureland Standing water may have ruined some pastures. Lack of adequate forage could force animals to eat poisonous plants which are abundant in some parts of the country. Remove fallen wild cherry limbs from pastures ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cattle, Disaster, Disease, Equine, Farm, Flood, Hurricane, Livestock, Poultry, Ranch

Cleaning Flood-Damaged Carpets and Rugs


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent When to Discard, Clean, or Call a Professional When faced with flood-damaged carpeting and rugs, your options will depend on the source of flooding. If floodwater consisted ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Cleanup, Community, Disaster, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Flood, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches

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July 3, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County FCS/EFNEP Agent Undamaged, commercially prepared foods in all-metal cans and retort pouches (for example, flexible, shelf-stable juice or seafood pouches) can be saved if you do the following: • ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Community, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Flood, Natural Disaster, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters

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June 29, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come into ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Emergencies, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Flood, Florida, Food Safety, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Steps To Follow During and After A Weather Emergency

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June 28, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Steps to Follow During and After A Weather Emergency: Never taste a food to determine its safety! Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Emergencies, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Flood, Food Safety, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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