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Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Fire Safety and Preparedness


August 1, 2022

This is the 5th blog in this series. So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe. Next, I am going to cover some tips ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Be Careful With Fireworks, Broward County, Clean Debris From Your Property, Dangers Of The Risk Of Fire, Fire Can Break Out Quickly, Fire Preparedness, Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Follow Burning Regulations, Have A Plan, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, How To Use A Fire Extinguisher, Hydration, Know Evacuation Routes, Know Where Evacuation Shelters Are Located, PASS, Stay Safe, Steps To Prepare, UF/IFAS Solutions, What Can I Do For Fire Safety?, Wildfires

Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration:  Defeat the Heat


July 27, 2022

This is the 4th blog in this series. Keeping cool is part of good health. We have seen dangerous rising temperatures here and in other countries, triggering conditions and outcomes we have not seen before. It is very important to consider ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Broward County, Care For Pets, Defeat The Heat, Dehydration, Eating For Good Health, Extreme Heat Is A Threat To Our Wellbeing, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, Hydrate, Hydration, Keep Cool In Heat, Pet Paws On Pavement, Prevent Dehydration, Prevent Heat Related Illness, Risk To Our Health, Service Air Conditioner, Suggestions To Defeat The Heat, Take A Source Of Water With You, Tips To Defeat The Heat, UF/IFAS Solutions

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
image - hurricane supplies - photo by UF IFAS Tyler Jones

Find Your Frugal: Five tips to help you save on hurricane preparedness expenses


June 7, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. From grocery shelves to gas pumps, the ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide. Add tropical storms to the mix at the start ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Disaster Menu Plan, Emergency Food Supply, Family And Consumer Sciences, Featured Hot Topic, Find Your Frugal, Florida's Tax Holiday 2022, Food Safety, Hurricane Menu Planning, Hurricane Preparation, Inflation, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Solutions
image - Alan Chambers - UF/IFAS TREC plant breeder and geneticist

USDA Grant To Enhance UF/IFAS Vanilla Research, Promote Domestic Industry


January 26, 2022

Whether its cakes or candles, cough drops or cleaning solutions, vanilla is one of the most sought-after and widely used flavoring and aromatic agents applied across industries. As domestic companies pledge to remove artificial vanilla ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alan Chambers, Sustainable Agriculture, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding, UF/IFAS Solutions, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Varieties, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research And Education, USDA-NIFA Organic Agriculture Research And Extension Initiative, Vanilla, Vanilla At TREC

Join Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Class 2022


December 19, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County? Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers? Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Ambassadors, Broward, Broward County, Extension, Florida Friendly Landscape, Master Gardener Program, South Florida, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Area, Urban Environments, Urban Food Systems, Volunteers

2021 Sustainable Urban Food Production Short-Course


August 27, 2021

Join us for this years Sustainable Urban Food Production Online Short-Course starting September 20th, 2021. Participants will gain a better understanding of the social and environmental benefits of urban agriculture, diversified urban food ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Horticulture
Tags: Broward, Broward County, Covid-19, Florida, Florida Friendly Landscape, Gardening, Native Plants, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Area, Urban Forest, Water Conservation

Sustainability in Urban Food Production in Broward County


July 13, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Why is Sustainable Urban Food Production Important? Globally, more than half of the population is living in urban areas that rely upon external supplies of resources, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward, Community Garden, Community Health, Extension, Hydroponics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Farming, Urban Food Systems, Urban Gardening

Provide for Wildlife- The Ruddy Daggerwing Butterfly


April 6, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Did you know that our urban areas are rapidly increasing worldwide? Recognizing the urban home landscape as part of a more extensive natural system will help ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Broward, Butterflies, Extension, FFL, Fig Trees, Florida, Master Gardener Program, Ruddy Daggerwing, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Area, Urban Tree Canopy

Consume Safe Drinking Water During an Emergency


February 17, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bacteria, Boil Water Advisory, Boil Water Order, Boiling Water, Broward County, CDC, Food Safety, Gardening, Handwashing, Public Health, Safe Drinking Water, Safe Water, UF/IFAS Solutions, Viruses, Water For Pets

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