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What Effects do Forest Fires have on the Storage of Carbon?

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August 26, 2021

The other day I was enjoying a nice breakfast, when I saw a man sitting next to me with his bicycle. Of course, my wife started talking with him! It turns out that he is a professor from Columbia, NY who, as far as I could understood, teaches ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Carbon Storage, Climate Change, Fires, Forest, Trees

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

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June 12, 2020

Forecasters at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center are predicting an above-normal hurricane season! An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The outlook predicts ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Hurricanes, Natural Disaster

Keeping your workers and customers safe against COVID-19

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May 12, 2020

Sanitation in your workplace We know that agricultural operations and workers are essential. But now that we might enter a "new normal" phase where we still have to practice sanitation while opening businesses like plant nurseries, farms, gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ag Safety, Agriculture, COVID-19, Farmworkers, Germs, Horticulture, Industry, Sanitation, Tool, UF, Virus

Coronavirus Safety Fact Sheets for Workers

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April 3, 2020

I have received several questions regarding what to do if you have employees or work with others during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in agricultural operations and related businesses. While there is plenty of information about how ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricola, Agricultura, Agriculture, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Crops, Farmworker, Florida, Greenhouse, Horticulture, Nursery, Ornamental, Safety, Spanish, UF, Vivero

Agriculture Businesses during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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April 2, 2020

I received some questions from growers about agriculture compliance during Coronavirus pandemic As today, April 2 of 2020. I summarized the following information Coronavirus Emergency Order 07-20 Businesses Essential Businesses which ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture
Tags: Agriculture, Business, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Essential, Extension, Farmworker, Florida, Industry, Landscape, Miami-Dade, Negocio, Nursery, Ornamental, Vivero, Worker

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Hurricane Dorian & Plant Nursery Checklist

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August 30, 2019

According to National Weather Service, Hurricane Dorian is forecast to be a major hurricane as it approaches the Florida peninsula Landfall remains likely along East Central and/or Southeast Florida coast Forecast movement has slowed, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultura, Agriculture, Dorian, Florida, Grower, Horticulture, Huracán, Hurricane, Miami-Dade Agriculture, Nursery, Plant, Preparación, Preparation, Safety, Vivero

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