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Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

Sandhill Farm in Jackson County. Credit: Billy Boothe Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017 Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson …

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Florida’s Forest Stewardship: Integrate Wildlife and Forestry Workshop October 15

October 15, 2015 – 8:30 am–3:30 pm ET Dixie Plantation 1583 Livingston Rd, Greenville, FL 32331 Wildlife and timber are important objectives for many forest landowners. Integrating forestry and wildlife management starts with setting realistic timber, wildlife and economic objectives;and a long-term management plan that addresses the management strategies to meet them. This workshop will …

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Santa Rosa Forrest Stewardship Tour May 14

The Spencer family’s primary objective for their land is production of high quality timber. Secondary objectives include wildlife management, with a strong emphasis on quail and white-tailed deer, enhancement of aesthetics and conservation of the soil and water resources. Timber production is focused on the best sites for growing pines. The three major timber producing …

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Forest Stewardship Property Tour April 23

Agenda: Thursday, April 23, 2015. Sign in, meet and greet at 9:00 AM Eastern. Adjourn after lunch. Tour: Spring Canyon LLC is a beautiful 100-acre property owned by Helen and Tom Roth. The property is home to steephead ravines and longleaf pine-wire grass sandhills. This will be a moderately strenuous hike on some steep terrain, …

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Forest Stewardship Mill Tour September 18

Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM CT Green Circle Bio Energy, Cottondale, FL The Green Circle Bio Energy facility in Cottondale is the world’s largest wood pellet plant. It started production in May 2008 with an annual capacity of 560,000 tons. The pellets are supplied internationally to the power generating industry for …

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Forest Stewardship Tree Farm Tours – November 7,14, & 21

George Owens, Chipley, will be hosting one of three Tree Farm Tours in November. Suwanee County – November 7, 2013 Tree Farm Tour at Adventure Plantation Property of Jeff and Melody Scott, 2013 Florida Tree Farmers of the Year 9 am to 1 pm, Eastern Time Jeff and Melody received the Florida Tree Farmers of …

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Waukeenah Plantation to Host Stewardship Tour Dec 6 – Registration Open

Forest management?  Wild Life Habitat?  History? No matter what your interest, the December 6 Forest Stewardship Tour at Waukeenah Plantation in southern Jefferson County will give you an onsite vision of developing a forest on your property. Waukeenah Plantation was purchased by its current owners just a little over twenty-five years ago. Since then, pines …

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Forest Stewardship Internet Video Workshop: The “Green Value” of Your Woods

December 12, 2012; 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET (12:00 – 3:00 PM CT) At participating UF-IFAS Extension Office across Florida (listed below) Get a more complete picture of the value of your woods! Florida’s private forest lands provide many economic and environmental benefits to society such as protecting water quality, wildlife conservation and carbon storage. Until now we …

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Herbicide Failure, Weed Resistance, and Pesticide “Stewardship”

Success or failure? There are a number of important factors that affect the outcome of weed control. If you are a pesticide applicator, you may have encountered some herbicide treatments that did not produce the results you expected.  Why is that?  There are a number of factors that can contribute to less than perfect pesticide …

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Forest Stewardship Workshop: Grow Timber Revenue June 19

The Florida Forest Stewardship Program will host the Grow Timber Revenue workshop on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at the Jackson County Extension Agriculture Conference Center, in Marianna. This program will provide guidance on timber management and marketing strategies to increase returns from harvests, reduce costs, and encourage forest management for its many benefits. Currently, many …

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