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Dealing with Pasture, Hay, Feed, and Livestock Losses After Significant Weather Events
As a result of significant weather events, many producers in Georgia may experience losses of pasture growth, hay stocks, feed supplies, and livestock. After such events occur, farmers will be assessing damage to fields, stock, and property for many days, weeks, months. This publication is intended to provide recommendations to farmers that have experienced adverse affects due to significant weath…
Handling Pasture, Hay, Feed, and Livestock Losses During Hurricane Michael Recovery
As a result of Hurricane Michael, many producers in the affected areas of Georgia have lost pasture growth, hay stocks, feed supplies, and livestock. Farmers will be assessing damage to fields, stock, and property in the weeks to come. This publication is intended to provide recommendations to farmers that experienced storm damage to their pasture-based production systems.
Home Emergency Preparedness Checklist
A two-page checklist of the basic list of supplies you should have ready for emergencies. Keep the items you will most likely need during an evacuation in an easy-to-carry, waterproof container. Be mindful that this is a basic list of supplies. A more comprehensive list can be found in the Home Emergency Management Guide.
Home Emergency Preparedness Handbook
Communities across Georgia are subject to a number of potential disasters such as fires, flooding, severe storms, earthquakes, dam failures, tornados and hurricanes. While we all hope that such occurrences never happen, it has been shown time and again that being prepared for disasters is prudent.This handbook contains a step-by-step guide to disaster planning along with other essential informatio…
Hurricane and Wind Damage to Trees and Shrubs in Nurseries
Damage to perennial woody trees and shrubs caused by hurricanes or high wind events is often not initially apparent. In some cases, it can take months or even years to manifest, despite plants looking relatively healthy after initial inspection by growers and insurance adjustors. This publication describes common damage seen in perennial woody trees and shrubs after a hurricane or high wind event.
Hurricane Michael’s Impact on Vegetable Production in Georgia
Weather events such as hurricanes, tropical storms, and severe rainfall are common to the Southeastern U.S. These events have the potential to cause severe economic damage to the region’s vegetable industry. On Oct. 10-11, Hurricane Michael made landfall on the panhandle of Florida as a Category 4 hurricane and moved northeast through southwest Georgia, causing significant damage to large portions…
Limpieza de Arboles Dañados por Tormentas
Los árboles son los que mas se dañan en las tormentas y son estos los mas peligrosos de limpiar. Los arboles dañados por tormentas están sujetos a una gran cantidad de peligros asociados con la tala de arboles y mucho, mucho mas. Las condiciones de trabajo pueden ser muy difíciles. Los arboles caídos se pueden enredar con otros arboles, o caerse en edificios, vehículos o alambres. La energía apres…
Standby Electric Power Systems for Agriculture
In agriculture, electricity is utilized to control the environment and maintain the life of livestock, poultry and plants, and to prevent food spoilage, avoid financial loss due to failures in harvesting and sorting, and as security of the farm capital investments. A standby power system should be considered as a form of insurance, with the cost of installation and maintenance compared with the po…
Storm Damaged Tree Cleanup
Trees are often damaged in storms and can be extremely dangerous to clean up. Storm damaged trees are subject to all the perils associated with tree felling and much more. Working conditions may be difficult. Downed trees may be entangled in other trees, or tossed on buildings, vehicles, or wires. Energy stored in compressed limbs and trunks can be release suddenly, explosively, and fatally. Each …