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Balancing Forage Demand with Forage Supply
Ranchers must achieve a balance between stocking rate and forage supply for effective conversion of range forage to animal production. This publication can help ranchers evaluate current forage conditions, make timely ...
Managing Crop Nutrients Through Soil, Manure and Effluent Testing
Soil testing is the foundation of a sound fertility management program, and manure and effluent testing can provide additional information for its effective use.
Pesticide Properties that Affect Water Quality
In order to keep our water supplies safe from pesticide contamination, we must understand which pesticide properties affect water quality, and how. The subject is complex, as properties such as pesticide class, formulation, ...
So You Want to Start a Home-Based Business in Texas
Home-based businesses are very popular, but many fail because of a lack of planning and little knowledge about how to ensure success. This publication contains information on business management and legal matters, as well ...
Coping with Coyotes
Coyotes are found throughout Texas. This publication describes their physical characteristics and behavior, as well as the signs that indicate coyote presence and damage to livestock. Suggestions on how to prevent damage ...
Federal Estate Taxation
The federal estate tax is an excise tax levied on the privilege of transferring property at death. This publication discusses the important issues relevant to understanding estate taxes, such as when and how property is ...
Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures (Spanish)
The quality and quantity of forage in pastures change throughout the year. This publication discussess weed control, fertilization, grazing management and rotational grazing as effective ways to manage pastures for ...
Anionic Salt Programs for Close-Up Dry Cows
Dairy farmers can improve long-term milk production by having a well-managed program for dry cows during the last 3 weeks before calving. This publication explains how an anionic salt program can help control subclinical ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Conventional Septic Tank/Drain Field
Conventional septic systems have traditionally been the most commonly used technology for treating wastewater. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of conventional septic tank/drain fields, as well ...
On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Spray Distribution
A spray distribution system is very similar to a lawn irrigation system. Spray heads are used to distribute treated wastewater to the surface of the yard. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of spray ...