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Hurricane Sally: UF/IFAS research plots destroyed; 4-H Camp Timpoochee loses sea wall

September 25, 2020

Hurricane Sally damaged several UF/IFAS facilities and research sites in the Florida Panhandle last week. The teaching, research and outreach activities at these locations support the region’s agricultural and natural resources industries, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, Camp, Crops, Disaster Preparation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Camp Timpoochee, Escambia County, Hurricane Michael, Hurricane Sally, Jeanna Mastrodicasa, News, North Florida Research And Education Center, Pete Vergot, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Washington County, West Florida Research And Education Center
fallen trees after Hurricane Michael

UF/IFAS to provide educational support for timber producers recovering from Hurricane Michael

August 26, 2020

When Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida Panhandle in 2018, the category 5 storm left in its wake years’ worth of losses to one of the area’s largest industries, timber. Per estimates from the Florida Forest Service, a division of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, EVENTS, Forests, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Block Grant, Chris Demers, Florida Land Steward Program, Hurricane Michael, Online Education, Recovery, Reforestation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Timber, Webinar

Hurricane Michael debris still litters Florida shorelines; $3 million will go toward clearing it

April 6, 2020

Northwest Florida counties hardest hit by Hurricane Michael are getting a boost to their marine debris removal efforts thanks to a $3 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in partnership with the National Oceanic ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Bay County, Damage, Debris, Florida Sea Grant, Franklin County, FWC, Grant, Gulf County, Hurricane Michael, Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund, Hurricanes, Marine Debris, National Fish And Wildlife Foundation, NOAA, Scott Jackson, Storm-impacted Vessels

Peanut Butter Challenge Back on Track After Hurricane Michael Recovery

December 19, 2019

Last year’s UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge was just getting started when Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle. As the communities dealt with the aftermath and UF/IFAS Extension offices became collection points for all varieties ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Hurricane Michael, Indian River County, Jefferson County, Julianne Dinkel, Libbie Johnson, Okaloosa County, Panhandle, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanuts, Santa Rosa County, UF/IFAS Extension
fallen trees after Hurricane Michael

Eight Months Later, Reflecting on Hurricane Michael and UF/IFAS Extension’s Role in Recovery

June 13, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As each June brings a new hurricane season, the people of Florida begin to ready themselves for any storm that may target the state’s shorelines. Fresh in the minds of many this year, though, is Hurricane Michael, which ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Angie Lindsey, Bay County, Calhoun County, Disaster Planning, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Gulf County, Holmes County, Hurricane, Hurricane Michael, Jackson County, Liberty County, Northwest Extension District, Panhandle, Pete Vergot, Recovery, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Washington County

UF/IFAS-developed Ryegrass Donated to Panhandle Ranchers After Hurricane Michael

May 10, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the days after Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida Panhandle last October, residents assessed the damage while relief workers and aid traveled into the area to start the recovery process. For cattle ranchers, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Livestock, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agronomy, Ann Blount, Cattle, Florida Cattlemen's Association, Hurricane Michael, Kevin Kenworthy, Livestock, North Florida Research And Education Center, Turfgrass

Payne Reflects on Achievements from 2018; Looks Forward to 2019

December 18, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As 2018 gives way to 2019, the senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources at the University of Florida looks back with pride at the progress made by the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: 2018, 2019, Achievements, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Hurricane Michael, Jack Payne, Reflections, Research Funding, UF/IFAS Extension

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