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Food Delivery Safety


April 1, 2024

With many Americans working longer hours, working side jobs, commuting back to the office, and getting busier in general, people are looking for ways to make their lives easier. This need for convenience has led to a significant increase in ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Deliveries, Food Safety, Foodborne Illnesses, Grocery Deliveries, Restaurant Deliveries, Safety, Subscription Meal Kits, Takeout
How Manatee County Residents Can Prepare for a Hurricane

How Manatee County Residents Can Prepare for a Hurricane


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


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


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
aerial view of a hurricane off the coast of florida

Storm Preparation for Plant Nurseries


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

Cortez Kind: Celebrating Over 100 Years of Commercial Fishing


January 17, 2023

41st Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival: The Cortez Kind are Getting Ready to Party with a Purpose! Every February for the past four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida’s last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial Fishing, Cortez, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Sarasota Bay, Sarasota County, Seafood, Working Waterfronts

Resources for Hiring a Landscape and Pond Professional


December 6, 2022

It is no secret that it can be difficult hiring a landscape and/or pond professional that meets all of your community's needs. Luckily, there is a website full of presentations and resources for hiring a landscape and pond professional. This ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Maintenance, Florida Friendly, Landscape, Landscape Maintenance, Pond Maintenance, Ponds, Stormwater Pond

UF/IFAS Extension relationships highlight community resilience after Hurricane Ian


November 9, 2022

Co-authored by Alyssa Vinson and David Outerbridge Wakeful in early morning, cool air, clear sky, what would the morning sun bring to light and sight? Intensification, quick turns, bundling up loved ones and properties. The day after Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Ian, Master Gardener Volunteers

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