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Category: Agriculture

Pines and Fall Color

closeup of longleaf pine trees

Written by Greg Barton, Marion County Forester Each year, as fall approaches – or what counts for fall in Florida – trees begin to respond to changes in the environment.  The iconic image of autumn is a landscape… Read More

Time to Plan and Purchase Cool-Season Forage Seed

cool-season forage

August is typically the hottest month of the year in Florida so it may seem crazy to be planning for the cool-season.  But now is definitely the time to finalize your winter grazing plan. Maintaining a successful operation… Read More

Farming or Excavating: What are You Actually Doing?

horses in field

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