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When Should I Thin My Pine Trees?

Pine tree thinning can increase the long-term profitability of a timber stand, if it is implemented at the right time. Pine tree thinning is a key management practice that can increase the long-term productivity and profitability of a timber stand.  Thinning is a partial tree harvest of inferior trees in an immature stand used to …

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Ranchers Should Prepare Livestock for Hard Freeze January 7 & 8

Windchill forecast for Monday night through early Tuesday morning. Warning! The National Weather Service is forecasting wind chills below freezing for 48 hours from Monday night through Wednesday, with possible single digit wind chills on Monday and Tuesday nights. The following is the NWS forecast for Marianna for Monday through Tuesday night. Monday:  Sunny, with …

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Starting a Fruit Orchard or an Edible Landscape? What Should I Grow? Fall is the Time to Decide !

The avid gardener has heard on many occasions that fall is the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs. Correct! Now is the time to start a fruit orchard or an edible landscape.  As the seasons transition into much cooler weather, now is the ideal planting season for hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers (Trawick, 2013).  In …

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