FCS-8847-Span/FY935 Vida Saludable: Esta en Riesgo de Deshidratacion?

FCS-8847-Span, a 1-page fact sheet by Jennifer Hillan, is the Spanish version of “Healthy Living: Are You At Risk of Dehydration?” (FCS8847). It provides a short quiz users can take to find out if they are at risk for dehydration and subsequent problems. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, June 2007.

AEC-384/WC065: Community Food Security and Florida Cooperative Extension Service

AEC-384, a 4-page fact sheet by A.E. Lutz, N.T. Place and M.E. Swisher, defines community food security and identifies its importance for extension agents in Florida. Includes references and a table corresponding community food security concepts and extension focus areas. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, May 2007.

WEC-223/UW262: Establishment of Food Plots for White-tailed Deer in Central and South Florida

WEC-223, a 7-page fact sheet by Emma. V. Willcox, Brandon J. Schad, William M. Giuliano, and James F. Selph, describes how and why to add food plots to habitats being managed for white-tailed deer. It discusses considerations for location, size, shape and distribution; what to plant; how to plant, fertilize, and lime the plot; and economic considerations. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, May 2007.

WEC-216/UW256: Validation, Verification, and Calibration: Using Standardized Terminology When Describing Ecological Models

WEC-216, a 2-page fact sheet by Frank J. Mazzotti and Joy J. Vinci, discusses briefly the philosophical issues surrounding the use of ecological models and try to reduce confusion by providing definitions for these three key terms. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, April 2007.

SL-232-Sp/SS470: Mejores Practicas de Manejo en el Area Agricola de los Everglades: Control de la Aplicacion de Fertilizantes

SL-232-Sp, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by T.A. Lang, S.H. Daroub, O.A. Diaz, V.M. Nadal, and M. Chen, is the Spanish language version of SL-232, “Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area: Fertilizer Application Control.” It provides current implementation guidelines for this BMP designed to reduce drainage P loads in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) by controlling the timing and placement of fertilizer applications. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, May 2007.

SL-231-Sp/SS471: Mejores Practicas de Manejo en el Area Agricola de los Everglades: Prevencion de el Derramamiento de Fertilizantes

SL-231-Sp, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by O.A. Diaz, S.H. Daroub, R.W. Rice, T.A. Lang, V.M. Nadal, and M. Chen, is the Spanish language version of SL-231, “Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area: Fertilizer Spill Prevention.” It provides current implementation guidelines for this BMP designed to reduce drainage P loads in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, May 2007.

SL-225-Sp/SS472: Mejores Practicas de Manejo en el Area Agricola de los Everglades: Pruebas de Suelos

SL-225-Sp, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by S.H. Daroub, O.A. Diaz, T.A. Lang, V.M. Nadal, and M. Chen, is the Spanish language version of SL-225, “Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area: Soil Testing.” It outlines the process of soil testing as an important tool for both fertilizer recommendations and as a BMP in this region. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, May 2007.

FOR-112/FR166: Communication Basics in the Wildland-Urban Interface

FOR-112, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Martha C. Monroe, explores several strategies that natural resource professionals and extension agents can use to help make communication effective. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, April 2007.

CIR 1436/FR081: Enhancing Natural Resource Programs: Designing Effective Brochures

Circular 1436, a 14-page illustrated circular by Martha C. Monroe and Ludovica Weaver, provides the basic concepts of design for the beginning brochure designer. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, April 2007.

FCS8840/FY933: Reducing Your Risk for Diabetes: A Resource Guide

FCS-8840, a 2-page annotated bibliography by Linda B. Bobroff, lists some of the many resources that are available to help people of all backgrounds lead healthier lives and reduce their risk for diabetes. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, May 2007.

ABE-378/AE414: Decreasing Door Danger Zones

ABE-378, a 2-page fact sheet by Hal S. Knowles, III, Kathleen C. Ruppert, Karla A. Lenfesty and Barbara Haldeman, is part 5 in the Education + Action = Wind Damage Mitigation series. It contains information on decreasing door danger zones. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2005.

ABE-377/AE413: Reinforcing Your Roof

ABE-377, a 2-page fact sheet by Hal S. Knowles, III, Kathleen C. Ruppert, Karla A. Lenfesty and Barbara Haldeman, is part 4 in the Education + Action = Wind Damage Mitigation series. It discusses roof design/bracing/installation and creating a continuous load path to strengthen your home against windstorms. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2005.

ABE-376/AE412: Protect with Plywood

ABE-376, a 2-page fact sheet by by Hal S. Knowles, III, Kathleen C. Ruppert, Karla A. Lenfesty and Barbara Haldeman, is part 3 in the Education + Action = Wind Damage Mitigation series. It contains information on the proper tools and safety regarding installing/putting up plywood shutters. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2005.

ABE-375/AE411: Install Window Shutters

ABE-375, a 2-page fact sheet by Hal S. Knowles, III, Kathleen C. Ruppert, Karla A. Lenfesty and Barbara Haldeman, is part 2 in the Education + Action = Wind Damage Mitigation series. It discusses roof design/bracing/installation and creating a continuous load path to strengthen your home against windstorms. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2005.

ABE-374/AE410: How Safe Is Your House?

ABE-374, a 2-page fact sheet by Hal S. Knowles, III, Kathleen C. Ruppert, Karla A. Lenfesty, and Barbara Haldeman, it part 1 in the Education + Action = Wind Damage Mitigation series. It contains general information about what homeowners can do to protect their property and themselves from windstorms. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2005.

HS-1101/HS352: Pepper Spot (“Gomasho”) on Napa Cabbage

HS-1101, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by David Studstill, Eric Simonne, Jeff Brecht and Phyllis Gilreath, describes this physiological problem affecting the midribs of Napa cabbage, the symptoms, possible internal causes and postharvest handling effects on pepper spot. Includes selected references and a table showing sensitivity by variety. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, May 2007.