Tag Archive: Data

The Equifax Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself

Photo credit: Judy Corbus The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers.  You may be wondering, “Am I affected?” and, if so, “What should I do now?” First, find out if your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/10/the-equifax-data-breach-how-to-protect-yourself/

AgroClimate Mobile Weather Data App

The AgroClimate Mobile app is an innovative way to help Florida growers make more informed decisions based on weather and climate information. Growers can check current weather conditions at FAWN weather stations and summarize observations during the last 7, 14 and 30 days including: Rainfall Mean air temperature Accumulated Growing Degree Days (GDD) Accumulated chill …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/22/agroclimate-mobile-weather-data-app/

Ag Census Data Helps Rural Communities; 2012 Surveys Coming Soon

  Farmers Use the Census of Agriculture to Improve Local Communities, Farm Future When a Pennsylvania dairy farmer heard that his local county officials were considering a significant reduction in rural snowplow services in his community, he became concerned. While the cuts were caused by local government budget constraints, this dairy farmer knew he had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/02/ag-census-data-helps-rural-communities-2012-surveys-coming-soon/