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Food Safety for Food Vendors and Groups

Date: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

In Texas, Fall is just another word for football season. Check out this article to make sure your tailgating food is prepared correctly!



Disaster Preparedness Guides

Date: Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Use these disaster preparedness guides to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days.

Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.

Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster

Disaster Preparedness for College Students:

Emergency Food and Water Supplies

Preparing Your Evacuation “Grab and Go” Box

View more preparedness resources from Texas EDEN


National Preparedness Month

Date: Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month. This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community.



Animals in Emergencies

Date: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Often, the need to care for livestock and family pets during emergencies is overlooked among everything else. Here are some tips to make sure your pet and livestock friends are also accounted for.




Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

A disaster can occur when we least expect it and regardless of where we happen to be at the time: home, work, or school. Most universities and colleges encourage students and faculty to develop an emergency plan.



Livestock Protection in Floods

Date: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Emergency preparedness is important for all animals, but especially for livestock because of their size, feed requirement, and shelter and transportation needs. One possible Texas emergency is flooding.



Home Water Conservation

Date: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

As drought continues to be a pressing summer issue in many areas of Texas, individuals are searching for ways to conserve water. The AgriLife Extension Water Education Network has several ideas and tips for homeowners.


Additional water conservation resources available at:



Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Date: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Do you know the difference between a hurricane and tropical storm? Are you prepared for a natural disaster? American Red Cross has answers for you!




Managing for Drought on Texas Rangelands

Date: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

In Texas, drought is more “normal” than years of sustained rainfall.  Range managers are suffering from, getting over, or preparing for drought. During summer, use these helpful tips!



Disaster Supplies Kit

Date: Monday, June 1st, 2015

If you are forced to evacuate from your home or shelter-in-place, you will not have time to gather the necessary supplies. Assembling a disaster supplies kit will help your family stay safe and be more comfortable after a disaster.


Additional emergency supply resources are available here: http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/emergency-supply-kit-and-list.php