Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Guides for Florida Producers

Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Guides for Florida Producers

  The USDA Southeast Climate Hub with other USDA agencies and university Extension experts, have developed a set of guides for Florida agricultural producers. The guides are each tailored to a specific agricultural commodity and designed to help produces prepare...
Agroforestry:  Working Toward Diverse Intercropping

Agroforestry: Working Toward Diverse Intercropping

Stephen Greer, County Extension Director, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Agroforestry comes in many forms where trees, the primary crop, are managed in combination with other crops and/or animals to create a more diverse agriculture community with the potential...
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...
Wild Turkey Biology and Habitat Management

Wild Turkey Biology and Habitat Management

– The above picture of a strutting Eastern Wild Turkey is a sight that many hunters look forward to seeing every spring here in the Panhandle of Florida.  In order to manage wild turkeys and their habitat, it is good to understand some basic facts about their...