Has the Pine Bark Beetle Infestation Peaked?

Has the Pine Bark Beetle Infestation Peaked?

Mike Goodchild, Walton County Extension Director & Forestry Agent Have we reached the peak of pine bark beetle infestations?  That is a tough question to answer, but I hope so? This past summer and fall thousands of pine trees succumbed to bark beetles. With...
Akaushi: Another Option for Beef Cattle Producers

Akaushi: Another Option for Beef Cattle Producers

The Akaushi breed of cattle were first brought to the United States in 1994 from Japan. They are part of the overall group of cattle called Wagyu that originated on the Japanese island of Kyushu. The original descendants of Akaushi cattle now are located at the...
Harvesting Bahiagrass Sod for Extra Ranch Income

Harvesting Bahiagrass Sod for Extra Ranch Income

Bahiagrass is the most common warm season perennial forage grass in the Florida Panhandle. While its most common use is grazing, there are other ways producers can generate revenue from bahiagrass fields. The most common alternative to grazing is hay production....