Tag Archive: Prepared

With Hurricane Season Approaching, Are You Prepared for an Evacuation?

Hurricane season begins this year on June 1st and ends November 30th. As Floridians, we face the possibility of hurricanes each year. This simply goes with the territory. During these months, it’s important to plan for the threat of a hurricane, and at the same time hope, it never happens. First and foremost, you may …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/with-hurricane-season-approaching-are-you-prepared-for-an-evacuation/

Getting Prepared for the Canning Season

  Get your pressure canner ready for the season.Photo by Les Harrison, Wakulla County     In addition to planting your spring garden and reviewing the latest food safety materials, you should consider having your pressure canner gauge tested. Today’s pressure canner may have a dial gauge for indicating the pressure or a weighted gauge, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/29/getting-prepared-for-the-canning-season/

Tropical Storm Karen, Be Aware, Be Prepared!

Where to, Karen? According to the latest National Weather Service update at 2pm EDT, Tropical Storm Karen was located about 240 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River moving north northwest at 9 miles per hour. By the time you read this, the location and direction will have changed. More importantly, a tropical …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/tropical-storm-karen-be-aware-be-prepared/