GFC Prescribed Fire

This week we had a controlled burn, also known as Prescribed Fire (Rx Fire,) in the pine tree stands on the farm.  Conditions such as wind, humidity, and temperature assessed. If favorable, burn permit issued.  Community notifications sent out.  GFC forester, and a bulldozer were on the property the day of the burn.  Rx fire improves habitat for deer, quail, and turkey.  Prescribed fire improves the quality and quantity of grasses and forbs for grazing.  Periodic burns control insect populations and reduce disease in pine trees.