August 22nd, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has launched a free Spanish-language app with information on what individuals can do before, during and after a disaster to keep their families and communities safe.
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Article in Spanish
Download the App on Apple App Store
Download the App on Google Play
Spanish Video Introduction to App
Spanish Frequently Asked Questions
August 21st, 2014
The Texas Department of Public Safety offers multiple hurricane preparedness and recovery resources regarding evacuating pets, supplies to keep on hand and more.
August 19th, 2014
Learn more about Hurricanes and homeowner’s property insurance.
August 14th, 2014
Preparing your finances in times of a disaster is just as important as managing them in the recovery stage. Use these tips to stay on track financially.
August 7th, 2014
Texas EDEN provides numerous resources on how to manage your water supply, ranch and animals during a drought, alongside other drought-related topics.
August 6th, 2014
An adequate supply of high quality water has become a critical issue for the future prosperity of Texas. In an attempt to reduce the excessive water use, Texas AgriLife Extension Service has created ways to educate Texans on the principles of landscaping and water use.
July 31st, 2014
If livestock do not drink enough safe, clean water every day, intake of feed will drop, production will fall and the livestock producer will lose money. Learn more about the nutritional value of water for livestock.
July 29th, 2014
A typical family uses 60-80 gallons of water per person, per day. For tips on better water conservation at home, check out AgriLife Extension’s Water Education network resources.
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July 25th, 2014
Source: AgriLife Today
Owners of citrus trees in Harris County should be on the lookout for carriers and symptoms of a disease recently discovered there, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service said.
Citrus greening was confirmed in a tree at a retail nursery south of Houston on July 16. The disease, which is spread by an insect called the Asian citrus psyllid, has no cure and eventually kills infected trees, according to AgriLife Extension horticulture specialist Monte Nesbitt of College Station.
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More Citrus Greening Disease Resources:
How to test for Citrus Greening
Citrus Greening in Texas
Pictures of Citrus Greening
Insect Control for Citrus Greening (pdf)
Quarantines and controls for South Texas