Category: Agriculture

Farming or Excavating: What are You Actually Doing?

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Every day, farming and ranching activities pose a safety risk to our buried infrastructure. Today’s equipment is more powerful and can dig deeper. At the same time, erosion and terrain modifications can reduce the soil covering a buried… Read More

Horse Herald: Re-seeding Bahiagrass Pastures

Proper grazing management is the best insurance on bahiagrass pastures, but re-establishment is sometimes necessary. Follow an 8″ and 3″ rule:  when the grass reaches 8″ allow horses to graze, and when it reaches 3″ remove animals from… Read More

Longleaf Pine Program for Landowners

Longleaf Pine

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LONGLEAF PINE PROGRAM FOR LANDOWNERS Apply by July 13, 2018 The Florida Forest Service’s Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program is now accepting applications from eligible, non-industrial private forest landowners. The application period… Read More

Horse Herald- Deworming Horses Using Fecal Egg Counts

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

Cogongrass – Pernicious Pasture Weed

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Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is a noxious invasive weed that disrupts ecosystems, decreases property values, and creates increased risk for fires. It originated from Southeast Asia and infests nearly 500 million acres worldwide. It was brought to Florida and… Read More