Tag Archive: Prep

Holiday Food Prep FAQs

Have questions about safely preparing your holiday meal? Refer to this quick reference for answers to common questions this time of year: Q. Approximately how long should you allow for thawing a frozen turkey in the refrigerator? A. 24 hours per each 4 – 5 pounds of turkey. In it’s original wrapper, place the frozen bird in …

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Get Free Tax Prep Help

In the early ’70s, Gary Iskowitz was doing graduate work as well as teaching tax law while working for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr. Iskowitz saw a growing problem with questionable tax preparers who were scamming low-income people in his area. He did not like what he saw! Consequently, he proposed training a few …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/get-free-tax-prep-help/

Hurricane Prep for Livestock Owners

Cattle need room to manuver during a tropical storm or hurricane. Remove obstacles and items which could injure livestock. The peak of hurricane season is weeks away. Here are a few helpful tips to prepare a livestock operation for a tropical storm or hurricane. Livestock are safer in a large pasture free of debris. Barns …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/24/hurricane-prep-for-livestock-owners/