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Hurricane Preparedeness for Citrus Groves

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May 18, 2021

Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves. Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Grove, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Florida, Hurricane, Planning, Preparing, Storms, Tropical Storm, Weather

Hurricanes and the Landscape: Last Minute Preparations

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October 8, 2018

When tropical systems threaten you, what should you do? Preparation in the landscape can be key to protect your investment in your property and personal safety during hurricane season. Prepare Well in Advance One key idea to preparing ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Flooding, Hurricane, Landscape, Landscaping, Tree, Tropical Storm, Turf

Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Birth Certificates Florida Birth Certificates 1. The process for applying for a birth certificate can be found at the Florida Department of Health (DOH) website. Access ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Hurricane Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Electrical Systems and Appliances – Cleaning and Odor Removal


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent An electrician or another person competent in electronics should check your electrical system and appliances before you try to use them. You can ask your power supplier ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Educational, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Hurricane Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

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: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Hurricane Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Mildew after the Storm? Here are helpful removal tips.


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   For those of you who have experienced recent flooding during the storm, it is important that you make sure you clean up properly. Excess moisture in the air can ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Floods, FYCS, Hurricane Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Mildew after the Storm? Here are helpful removal tips.


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   For those of you who have experienced recent flooding during the storm, it is important that you make sure you clean up properly. Excess moisture in the air can ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches


August 24, 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: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster, Disaster Recovery, Emergencies, Emergency Management, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, General Information, Natural Disaster, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

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