Florida crawls with invasive species: Burmese pythons, water hyacinths, Brazilian peppertrees. By taking a few precautions, we can lower the chances an animal or plant becomes invasive, says a University of Florida expert.
Earlier this month, ... READ MORE
Acupuncture is widely known, but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans or animals. But whether it be helping a mare overcome unexplained infertility, get a stallion in the right mindset for breeding or bring comfort ... READ MORE
As most of the faculty, staff and students at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center are working from home during these unprecedented times, we decided to introduce you to the newest team members at MREC – our pets.
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Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit
There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is ... READ MORE
Out of the four emergency phases, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery, the recovery phase can take the longest. If you left your home during the hurricane, it is understandable to feel eager to return home, but it might be best ... READ MORE
It is important to be prepared to help ensure your family’s safety while reducing levels of distress. Being prepared—and calm—is crucial in times of emergencies. Below are some guidelines to help you make sure you are on track to preparing ... READ MORE
With winter behind us, many people are getting ready to air out their homes and kick out the dust bunnies and cobwebs. However, the real secret to a clean home isn’t doing one big sweep each year—it’s making cleaning a routine part of ... READ MORE