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Belle Glade, hurricane of 1928. Photos from the Smather's Archives.

Hark! Hurricane Season Approaches


May 17, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Disaster Preparedness, Evacuation, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Hurricane Impacts, Hurricane Preparation, Tropical REC
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Homeowner’s Handbook updated to prepare Florida residents for disasters


September 29, 2020

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

Category: Disaster Preparation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Planning, Disaster Preparation, Disaster Preparedness, EDEN, Extension Disaster Education Network, Florida Sea Grant, Hurricane, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season
night sky torn by lightening

Hurricane Season June First thru November 30th


May 18, 2020

Preparation By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo Hurricane season will be upon us June first. As if we didn't already have enough to keep our pantry challenged, add to it the task of stocking up for storm season. But this can be ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Batten-down, Charging Technology, Disaster Go Box, Disaster Praparation, Emergency Pantry, Food, Food Safety, Fueling, Hurricane Preparation, Landscaping, Storm

Landscape Hurricane Preparedness! Are You Ready?


May 24, 2018

Hurricane Season begins June 1st and many are still putting the pieces back together from Irma. So what does landscape hurricane preparedness mean? Address the Hazards Hurricane Irma created a lot of damage to our mature tree canopy and ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Certified Arborist, Hurricane Preparation, Landscape Hurricane Preparedness, Proper Pruning, Pruning

Hurricane Prep for Ag Producers


August 31, 2015

Agricultural producers face unique challenges when preparing for and recovering from disasters. With that in mind, we have summarized relevant information from our Disaster Handbook for you. We also offer guidelines and safety tips for restoring ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture Hot Topic, Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Farmer, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparation, Livestock, Rancher

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