The state of knowledge regarding climate change and variability impacts on adaptation options for Florida agriculture, forestry and rangelands | November 15 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

As the climate continues to change and become more variable, the working lands of Florida will experience increased production risks from hurricanes, drought, saltwater intrusion, flooding, insect, disease, and wildfire. Additionally, working conditions will likely deteriorate as air temperatures rise.  The causes of these stresses are complex, and cannot be easily solved.  However, producers can […]

AgroClimate: Tools for managing climate risk in agriculture | September 13 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

AgroClimate is an innovative web-resource for decision-support and learning about the effects of weather and climate on agriculture. It provides interactive tools and climate information to improve resource use efficiency and to reduce crop production risk associated with climate variability and change. In our upcoming webinar, hear from Clyde Fraisse as he shares about how AgroClimate […]

Promoting Resilience through SAMHSA’s 8 Domains of Wellness | August 22 @ 1 P.M. EDT

Wellness is multifaceted. The wellness initiative identifies eight dimensions of wellness as a holistic, strengths-based, and practical approach to increasing resilience and well-being. The dimensions influence one another and affect a person’s overall health and quality of life. Learning about the eight dimensions of wellness can help you choose how to make wellness a part […]

Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Florida by Repurposing a Statewide Data Infrastructure for Surveillance | April 26, 2023 @ 1 P.M. EDT

Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) has emerged as a top health concern for agricultural workers in hot climate zones. While the cause is unknown, the leading hypothesis is that workers in hot climates are subject to repeated heat stress and dehydration. In our upcoming webinar, hear from Dr. William Hogan as he shares […]

Virtual Town Hall: Disaster Assistance for Agricultural Workers | November 9, 2022 @ 1 p.m. ET

In the wake of Hurricane Ian, many Floridians are still recovering. The agricultural community faces specific challenges when seeking disaster assistance. Join this special virtual town hall event to hear from a panel of experts with the Federal Emergency Management Administration. The town hall will include a moderated discussion on topics, such as assistance available […]