Don’t Forget to Test Your Soil!

Don’t Forget to Test Your Soil!

Spring has sprung, but it’s not too late for a reminder that soil testing is important. Whatever you grow, from row crops to pasture, proper fertilization is essential for healthy plants. Furthermore, making proper soil amendments, as determined by a soil test, can...
Friday Feature:  Nitrate Leaching Research Summary

Friday Feature: Nitrate Leaching Research Summary

This week’s featured video highlights the work of a member of the Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  Cheryl Mackowiak, UF/IFAS Forage Soil Scientist, and her research team have been evaluating different methods that can be used to minimize nitrate leaching from crop...
Fire Management in a Silvopasture System

Fire Management in a Silvopasture System

– In a silvopasture setting, you must consider both grass and tree management when doing a prescribed burn or other practices. We know that controlled, or prescribed burning can be beneficial to both plant communities. Depending on species of pine, initial...