Monthly Archive: May 2012

How Much Land Does a Horse Need?

John Doyle Atkins, Santa Rosa County Extension             It’s a question that has been strongly debated for years: How much land does a horse need for grazing here in northwest Florida?  The horse is a non-ruminant herbivore and a grazing animal.  A horse requires a minimum level of forage in the diet to maintain normal …

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Farm Fueled Friday

Check out Santa Rosa Counties new blog discussing Small Farms and Ag! It is located under the commercial horticulture page on the menu to the left or click below. Farm Fueled Friday

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Palm Care Tips for the Green Industry!

Every landscape manager, especially on the gulf coast, wants to add the tropical feel to their landscape.  The chief way to achieve this is by incorporating palms and other tropical plants to their surroundings.  As a landscape installation or maintenance professional, one would like to care for it properly as with any other plant.  I would …

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