Florida: $380Mln for Hurricane Michael Timber Recovery Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried applauded the signing of an agreement between the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to administer $380.7 million in grant funding to help […]

Counting Trees: Technology Quickly Tallies Trees For Insurance Purposes Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
Aerobotics technology has processed more than 5 million trees, 50,000 acres of groves and 15% of all citrus in Florida. These numbers are climbing ahead of the approaching mid-April deadline […]

Loggers Seek Parity with Agriculture on Trade, Tariff Policies Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as […]

Florida: $380Mln in USDA Disaster Relief for Panhandle Timber, Crop Producers Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced on November 8, 2019 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has allocated $380.7 million in federal block grant funding for Florida farmers devastated by Hurricane Michael, including direct relief […]

Timber Management: 3 Major Differences Between Hardwood and Pine Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019
There are major differences between hardwood management and pine management, but they have one goal in common: Landowner objectives should drive the course of action. Guidelines describe how and when […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Heavy Rains, Tornadoes Keep Farmers from Fields Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Lemon Ray Phelps, Marshall County “Many producers have applied burn down herbicide […]

Louisiana Timber Owners Have Run into Market Problems Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
Louisiana landowners are grappling with an overall downtown in the timber market — the effects of which have been compounded locally by the recent partial closure of the Georgia-Pacific paper […]

Louisiana: Timber Market Challenged by Lack of Mills; Demand for Smaller Soft Woods Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum held March 12 at the LSU Shreveport University Center. “It’s not what […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Holds Steady Despite Lower Row Crop Values Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Agriculture was a $7.7 billion industry in Mississippi this year, exceeding the total set in 2017 despite declines in the estimated value of row crops, timber, catfish and livestock. The […]

Mississippi: Forestry Gains Lost Ground While Holding No. 2 Ag Spot Dec 18, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Forestry has been a billion-dollar heavyweight in the state’s economy for the last six years, and the 2018 estimated value of $1.25 billion came despite a sluggish market. John Auel, […]

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