Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. It may be in danger of contamination from pollutants found in the flood waters. If your well has been flooded, meaning either ... READ MORE
Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, people don’t often think about the damage caused to their private drinking ... READ MORE
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave ... READ MORE
By: Rhett Register
Florida Sea Grant is maintaining a curated list of disaster assistance options for Florida’s coastal businesses disrupted by COVID-19.
The list contains links to details about well- and lesser-known options and includes ... READ MORE
What will happen to your family if you:
Lose your job?
Have an emergency?
Most of us are very good at planning for our future, but we often don’t think about the “what if’s?” We prepare for the future we think of, but then ... READ MORE
Now that most of us have settled into this “new normal” of working from home, social distancing, and adjusted to the inconveniences of social distancing, we realize we miss our gym and workout times. Many of us have worked very hard to regain ... READ MORE
In military training manuals, Maslow’s Theory of Hierarchy is represented as a pyramid with five levels of needs: survival, security, belonging, self-esteem and self-actualization. The base of the pyramid is survival, on which all other levels ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE