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Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Small Mesquite
This publication includes simple directions for determining the density of mesquite and then estimating the cost of controlling these plants with either the leaf spray or stem spray method.
Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Small Cedar
Simple directions help you determine the density of cedar on rangeland or improved pastures, and then estimate the cost of controlling these plants with any of the three Brush Busters methods.
Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Pricklypear
Simple directions help you determine the density of pricklypear on your land, and then estimate the cost of controlling these plants with the pad or stem spray method.
Stocking Rate Decisions
Stocking rate determines animal performance, financial return, and the long-term condition of the range. This publication discusses the factors that affect stocking rate, the relationship of stocking rate to carrying ...
Brush Busters: How to take the Luck out of Controlling Yucca
Two effective methods of controlling yucca on rangeland are described in this publication. One method uses a spray mixture of herbicide and oil. The second method uses undiluted herbicide. Proper procedures for each method ...
Range Condition: Key to Sustained Ranch Productivity
Range condition, or a rangeland's "state of health," is an ecological measurement of the current condition of a range. Range condition is evaluated by the plant species composition. This leaflet explains the importance of ...
Brush Busters: How to Put a Halt to Saltcedar
Saltcedar is an invasive, hard-to-control woody plant. This publication describes both the leaf spray method and the stem spray method for controlling saltcedar. Whichever method you choose, you should be able to control ...
Integrated Toxic Plant Management Handbook: Livestock Poisoning Plants of the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
Photographs, plant descriptions, and symptoms of poisoning help ranchers identify toxic plants that may be harmful to their livestock in West Texas. There is also information on grazing, livestock management, and toxic ...
Reducing Livestock Losses To Toxic Plants
Poisonous plants are among the most significant causes of economic loss sustained each year by the livestock industry. This publication gives background information and dispels myths about poisonous plants. It will help ...
Rangeland Risk Management for Texans: Rangeland Health and Sustainability
Some warning signs of unhealthy rangelands are pedicelled plants, bare ground, erosion, and domination of annual plants. Monitoring for such warning signs makes it possible to take corrective action before the resource is ...