In the year since Hurricane Ian unleashed its fury on Southwest Florida, UF/IFAS Extension agents have helped communities in their long road to recovery.
Left in the path of the hurricane’s 150 mph winds and flooding rain: damaged crops, ... READ MORE
Just because a tree looks a bit odd or damaged, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to topple during a tropical storm or hurricane, new University of Florida research shows.
When assessing trees, arborists normally examine dozens ... READ MORE
As a hurricane-prone state, Florida knows all too well the concerns that come with hurricanes -- storm surge, hazardous debris, dangerous wind speeds. But what about wildfires?
Though wildfires aren’t usually the first concern after a hurricane, ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- While Hurricane Ian lasted just a few days, a University of Florida researcher is looking at longer-term impacts in hopes of finding strategies to improve recovery and provide recommendations to plan production systems that ... READ MORE
After months of gathering and analyzing data, University of Florida economists have refined the estimate of agricultural losses due to Hurricane Ian: $1.03 billion.
This number is an estimate of the total value of seasonal crops, livestock, ... READ MORE
Co-authored by Alyssa Vinson and David Outerbridge
Wakeful in early morning, cool air, clear sky, what would the morning sun bring to light and sight? Intensification, quick turns, bundling up loved ones and properties. The day after Hurricane ... READ MORE
In the 5 short years that I have been with UF/IFAS Extension, we have seen two major hurricanes, 2 major wildfires, a freeze and a global pandemic. Hurricane Ian was just the latest event impacting the Collier County agricultural sector, which ... READ MORE
It has been a month since Hurricane Ian made landfall in the state of Florida and as some of the adrenaline starts to wear-off people have begun asking, “What impacts is the storm going to have on water quality going forward? Are we doomed ... READ MORE