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Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Tips to drink more water


July 19, 2022

This is the 3rd blog in this series. Over the past 20 years, I have heard many program participants and clientele state that they don’t like to drink water, or they never drink water. This attitude always surprises me because water is so ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: And Dehydration: Tips To Drink More Water, Be Cautious Of The Impacts Of Heat On Your Health, Extreme Heat, Featured, Heat, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, Hot Working Environment, Hydration, Signs And Symptoms Of Heat-related Illness, Sources Of Water, Tips To Increase Water Intake

Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Know the Signs and Symptoms 


July 15, 2022

This is the 1st blog in this series. It is hot in Florida and around the country. We need to be mindful of keeping our bodies properly hydrated. Bring a source of water with you when working, playing, gardening, biking, running, and/or enjoying ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Broward County, Heat, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, Heat-related Illness, Hydration, UF/IFAS Solutions

UF scientist wins federal grant to reduce heat stress, improve beef production in cattle


July 14, 2022

Every year across the country, heat causes $300 million in damage to cattle, ample reason for University of Florida scientists to try to cool the animals and increase their beef production. The newest scientific effort will be led by Philipe ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Animal Sciences Department, Calves, Cattle, Cow-calf, Cows, Gestation, Grant, Heat, Heat Mitigation, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Philipe Moriel, Pregnancy, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Stress, Weaning
Chick under a heat lamp and some eggs. Picture Credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension.

Getting the Brooder Ready Before the Chicks Arrive


February 17, 2022

Chick days are upon us, and before you take home a colony of chicks by impulse, take a moment to verify that you are ready to receive them. Below you will find some critical key points that are essential for the survival of your new feathered ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Ag, Agriculture, Brooder, Chicken, Chicks, Extension, Farming, Feed, Florida, Heat, Hens, Lamp, Livestock, Nutrition, Protect, Protecting, Rooster, Temperature, UF-IFAS

Living and Working Safely In The Florida Sun!


July 21, 2021

This piece was written by Dr. Lindsey Warner and I stumbled upon the article while checking out the UF Lakewatch Program's awesome newsletter! The sun safety info included was one of the most comprehensive and easy to read summaries I've read ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Atlantic Ocean, Beach, Boating, Cancer, Carcinoma, Diving, Fishing, Gulf Of Mexico, Heat, Heat Stroke, Keys, Lobster Season, Melanoma, Mini Season, Ocean, Safety, Scallop, Scallop Season, Scalloping, Sea Grant, Skin Cancer, SPF, Squamous, Summer Vacation, Sun, Sunny, Sunscreen, UPF, UV, Water, Weather

End Your Summertime Garden Blues


June 24, 2019

Summertime Gardening Blues June 21st was our longest day of the year, the summer solstice. Summertime is a time of activity with friends and family as we venture forth into our summer adventures. This time of year commonly brings the onset ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Gardens, Green Manure, Heat, Raised Beds, Shade Cloth, Soil Health, Soil Solarize, Solarize, Southern Peas, Summer, Summertime, Sun, Vegetables

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