Horseback riders have an immense amount of bits to choose from, all varying in style, function, discipline, and severity. Knowing the basics of bits is an important first step in choosing the perfect bit for you and your… Read More
Category: Farm Management
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month White Clover Trifolium repens White Clover is often seen as a desirable species and is a frequent feature in Florida’s natural areas. It is native to Europe but has become naturalized… Read More
Equine Vital Signs- What is Normal? Knowing what is normal for your horse can help you circumnavigate a health disaster, from founder to colic. But what is normal for an adult horse? The January 2019 edition of the… Read More
Congratulations to Doug and Teresa Moore for their outstanding forest stewardship and being selected as Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farmers of 2018. Located at the headwaters of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County, South Prong Plantation encompasses over 2,400 acres of pine flatwoods,… Read More
Deworming Horses Nearly everyone has heard of the growing issue of chemical-resistant internal parasites and how they can potentially impact an animal. In this fact-sheet, the importance of creating a deworming schedule based on fecal egg counts is… Read More
South Prong Plantation is located at the headwaters of the South Prong of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County. Doug Moore, South Prong owner and manager, purchased this timberland in 2002 because it was close to his… Read More
As temperatures begin to cool down across Northeast Florida, it’s time to start thinking about winter weed control in your hay fields and forage areas.
Introduction Mole crickets are very important pests of pasture land, forage areas, turfgrasses, and vegetable seedlings. Currently, there are three species that inhabit Florida; all are non-native species, including the tawny mole cricket, the southern mole cricket, and… Read More
Conserving forage for use during times of low forage production is a common practice for beef cattle enterprises.