UF/IFAS Hurricane Disaster

Currently, there is no active Florida Hurricane.

Minor Wind and Rain, Storms Still Hurt Growers (9/19/2019) by Yvette Goodiel - In Martin County, Hurricane Dorian brought a potential for Category 5 storm force winds, rain, and storm surge. Nursery, vegetable, aquaculture and other growers facing storms like Dorian must prepare for the worst. Preparation and recovery efforts cost agribusinesses, even when the winds and rains are thankfully minimal. Below are described some of the impacts… more
Under the Citrus Tree: Special Hurricane Dorian Edition (9/2/2019) by lhurner - Special Hurricane Dorian Edition Greetings from the Extension Office! As Hurricane Dorian is stalled over the Bahamas, I wanted to send you some things that may help you before and after the storm. Please save this email for easy reference should you need it. I am currently in the Emergency Operations Center here in Sebring… more
A Message from Dr. Nick Place on Hurricane Dorian (8/30/2019) by Nick Place - Dear IFAS and Extension Family, The National Hurricane Center has reported that Hurricane Dorian is projected to impact Florida as a major hurricane. As we monitor the progression of Hurricane Dorian, I ask all of us to remain vigilant and monitor the forecast. The safety of all IFAS and Extension personnel is of the greatest… more
Prepare Your Property for Hurricane Season (8/28/2019) by Chris Demers - Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. As we have learned in recent years, powerful hurricanes can make their way inland and do considerable damage to forest and agricultural lands and enterprises. It’s never too early to start planning for a major hurricane that could make a direct hit on your land. There is… more
Prepare Your Property for Hurricane Season (8/28/2019) by Chris Demers - Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. As we have learned in recent years, powerful hurricanes can make their way inland and do considerable damage to forest and agricultural lands and enterprises. It’s never too early to start planning for a major hurricane that could make a direct hit on your land. There is… more
A note on UF/IFAS facilities from Dr. Mastrodicasa (8/28/2019) by jmastro - This post originated as an e-mail sent on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Dear IFAS colleagues, As you know, Hurricane Dorian is heading towards Florida with lots of coverage in the media. I encourage you to follow the guidance offered by your local government and public safety officials as an individual, which includes making preparations now.… more

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