Production Quality with Efficiency

  Production Quality with Efficiency From the time container nurseries in the southern United States began things have changed drastically.  From methods to sow the crop to those used to ship it, the evolution of nursery practices are as wide spread as an artist color palette.  Not that we in the nursery are artists but we … Continued

Growing Pines in Changing Times

Recently the Southern Region Extension Forestry (SREF) in partnership with the Georgia Forestry Commission, the University of Georgia, International Forest Co. (IFCO), the University of Florida and the PINEMAP project held a workshop in Tifton, Georgia.  The topic was “Growing Pines in Changing Times” providing information about ways to reduce risks and increase profits for … Continued

Strike Force Initiative for Rural Growth & Opportunity/Georgia

Georgia State Conservationist Terrance Rudolph of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced there is additional funding for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

Living In The Past Can Be Costly

Living In The Past Can Be Costly By:  Dr. Phil Dougherty, CFRAM/IFCO Failure to not recognize that the environment and the world we live in have changed can be costly; especially in the forestry business.  It is easy to fall into the mold of “we know what we have seen or have experienced” and accept … Continued

How Valuable is Forest Land?

As private landowners, many of us often ask ourselves if forest land is still a good investment.  After attending the latest University of Georgia Forest Land Investment Conference, I came away with a definite “yes” as the answer to this question. The following observations are my own comments and based on the many excellent speakers’ … Continued