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Home Clean-Up and Renovations – Walls

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Walls must dry from the inside out. The interior framing of walls should be allowed to dry thoroughly. Sometimes this process takes weeks or even months. To release water… Read More

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region. Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County FCS/EFNEP Agent Undamaged, commercially prepared foods in all-metal cans and retort pouches (for example, flexible, shelf-stable juice or seafood pouches) can be saved if you do the following: • Remove the labels, if… Read More

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come… Read More

Steps To Follow During and After A Weather Emergency

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent  Steps to Follow During and After A Weather Emergency: Never taste a food to determine its safety! Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to… Read More

Series of Simple Saving Tip Day 2

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, Whatever your motivation may be – a newer vehicle, a home purchase, or a washer and dryer so you don’t… Read More

Series of Simple Tips for Saving

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, So you have developed a much closer relationship with your auto mechanic than you would prefer, because your vehicle is… Read More

Rethink Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results.  There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets,… Read More

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIPS  Please consider doing one small thing TODAY that would better prepare you for the threat of a hurricane coming… Read More