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Estimating Grazeable Acreage for Cattle
Research using cattle fitted with GPS collars has shed light on how cattle behave in response to different landscape features such as brush, rock cover, slope, water, forage and grazing land accessibility. This publication ...
Managing a Family Budget
Without budgeting, family living expenses may exceed the available income and jeopardize the overall financial goals of the farm and family. This publication offers information on developing a family budget and provides ...
Rate Setting for Small Water Systems
Knowing how to set the proper rate for water service is a challenge for small water systems. They must generate enough revenue to remain solvent, but offer affordable service. This publication describes the various types ...
Rio Grande Wild Turkey in Texas: Biology and Management
Over-hunting greatly reduced populations of the Rio Grande Wild Turkey in Texas. Now, however, restoration efforts and harvest limits are helping the birds make a come-back, and many landowners want to know how to manage ...
Human Resource Management: Employee Compensation Guide
Employee compensation is important to successful employee recruitment, retention, motivation, performance, feedback and satisfaction. This publication explains the many alternatives employers have for creating compensation ...
Farm and Ranch Personnel Management
People--human capital--are an important resource in making a farm or ranch business more competitive in today's business environment. This publication summarizes the ideas about modern personnel management that illustrate ...
Human Resource Management: Employee Attraction and Selection Guide
Successful managers know that recruiting and training key personnel is critical to the health of any business. This publication discusses the five steps to recruiting and selecting the best employees.
Using Livestock to Manage Wildlife Habitat
Livestock grazing can be an effective tool in managing wildlife habitat. This publication explains how grazing affects various wildlife species such as white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail and turkeys, and how to select the ...
Restoring Native Grasslands
Much of Texas' native grasslands has been converted to improved pastures and cropland, neither of which is suitable for wildlife habitat. Now, many landowners are interested in restoring native grasses because they are ...
Texas Rangeland Monitoring: Level Two
Monitoring is essential for good rangeland management. This leaflet explains how to monitor the condition of your rangeland by using line, belt and step-point transects, as well as grazing exclosures. Used consistently ...