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Florida Forest Stewardship Tour of George Owens’ Silvopasture Operation – March 14


The George C. Owens Farm is one of the most renowned silvopasture operations in the Southeastern U.S. Silvopasture combines timber with forage and livestock production. The trees are managed for high-value saw logs and, at the same time, provide shade, shelter and forage for livestock. This system reduces livestock stress and increases forage production. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/02/16/florida-forest-stewardship-tour-of-george-owens-silvopasture-operation-march-14/

Growing Pasture Under Shade a Challenging Mix

By Dr. Henry Grant, Gadsden County Extension Director.

Recently, I received a telephone call from a client regarding establishing a permanent pasture of Argentine Bahia for livestock grazing.  In this situation, the client did not want to remove many trees from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2013/07/19/growing-pasture-under-shade-a-challenging-mix/