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How Manatee County Residents Can Prepare for a Hurricane

How Manatee County Residents Can Prepare for a Hurricane

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August 9, 2023

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th, and if you live or work in Manatee County Florida, here is how Manatee County residents can prepare for a hurricane.   Sign Up for Alert Manatee If you live or ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alert Manatee, Emergency Shelter, Evacuation, Flood, Hurricane, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Season, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Sandbags, Shelter, Special Needs, UF/IFAS Extension
Building A Hurricane Supply Kit

Hurricane Supply Kit

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August 3, 2023

Building A Hurricane Supply Kit The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1st and runs until November 30th, which means that’s it’s important to have a hurricane supply kit on hand just in case disaster strikes. Circumstances may require ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Kit, Food Storage, Go Kit, Hurricane, Hurricane Kit, Kit, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Storm, Supplies, Supply, UF/IFAS Extension
Emergency Food Supply Ideas

Emergency Food Supply Ideas

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August 1, 2023

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th, which means that it’s important to have an emergency supply of food just in case disaster strikes. It is recommended that you have at least a 7-day supply of food on hand, ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Kit, Emergency, Emergency Food Supply, Food, Hurricane, Hurricane Kit, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Supply, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
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Storm Preparation for Plant Nurseries

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June 22, 2023

Hurricane season in Florida can look very different from year to year; if we're lucky, we may have little to no tropical activity, but it is best to prepare for the worst. The season ranges from June 1st to November 30th, with most tropical ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Hurricane, Nursery, Ornamental, Plant, Plant Nursery, Storm, USDA
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Celebrating National Ag Day in Manatee County

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March 21, 2023

March 21st is National Agriculture Day! Founded in 1973, National Agriculture Day is dedicated to increasing awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society. This year's theme is "Growing a Climate for Tomorrow", putting an emphasis on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farmer, Farmers Market, Fresh From Florida, Horticulture, Livestock, Manatee County, Ornamental, Shop Local

Weeping Bottlebrush Poses Invasiveness Risk in Florida

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February 15, 2023

Bottlebrush: Florida Friendly or Foe? Bottlebrush is a common plant in the landscapes of Florida; you may know it for its showy red blooms that, resembling bottlebrushes, coined the tree’s name. Although it thrives in both south and central ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bottlebrush, Environment, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Landscape, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Landscape, Trees

A Landscape Guide for New Florida Residents

Maggie Gaughan
November 8, 2022

Florida is an unique and special place. No wonder why so many folks from other states move here! If you've recently moved to Florida and are struggling to understand your yard, use the resources outlined in this guide to help you get acquainted ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, Water, Welcome, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Friendly Landscape, Home Landscapes, Homeowner Resources, Irrigation, Save Water, Water Conservaton

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