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    • Anaplasmosis in Beef Cattle 

      Gill, Ronald J. (1994-09-29)
      Anaplasmosis is an infectious disease of cattle that destroys red blood cells. The disease is caused by a parasite, Anaplasma marginale, found in the red blood cells of infected cattle. It can be transmitted from infected ...
    • Pink Bollworm Management in Texas 

      Allen, Charles T. (1995-01-12)
      Pink bollworms sometimes cause extensive damage to cotton crops in Texas. This publication describes the life cycle and season-long management of the pink bollworm. Texas Department of Agriculture Regulatory Requirements, ...
    • Hatching Eggs in the Classroom: A Teacher's Guide 

      Powers, Trey G.; Cartwright, A. Lee (1995-07-28)
      Science projects involving eggs and embryos can lay the foundation for studies of the life sciences, introduce scientific methods and promote an appreciation for life. This manual is designed to aid classroom teachers in ...
    • Sports Field Maintenance 

      Duble, Richard L. (1995-07-31)
      Coaches are often more concerned with injuries, personnel problems and opponents than with the condition of the turf on their playing fields. This publication discusses management strategies, including mowing, fertilizing, ...
    • Production of Virginia Peanuts in the Rolling Plains and Southern High Plains of Texas 

      Lemon, Robert G.; Lee, Thomas A. (1995-08-01)
      Cultural practices such as crop rotation, maintaining plant nutrition, irrigation management and disease management are crucial for the successful production of Virginia peanuts. This publications describes these and other ...
    • Perennial Weed Control During Fallow Periods in the Texas High Plains 

      Bean, Brent W.; Keeling, Wayne (1995-08-17)
      A three-phase perennial weed control program is detailed in this publication. It includes a chart with chemical suggestions for controlling specific weeds.
    • The Proper Use of Cotton Harvest-Aid Chemicals 

      Stichler, Charles; Supak, James; Hake, Kater; Warrick, Billy (1995-08-17)
      Many factors influence the effectiveness of harvest-aid chemicals. One of the most important is plant maturity. This publication explains various methods by which producers can track plant maturity to ensure that defoliants ...
    • Calculating Horsepower Requirements and Sizing Supply Pipelines for Irrigation 

      Fipps, Guy (1995-09-05)
      Pumping costs are often one of the largest single expenses in irrigated agriculture. This publication explains how to lower pumping costs by calculating horsepower requirements and sizing supply pipelines correctly. Examples ...
    • Balancing Forage Demand with Forage Supply 

      Troxel, Tom R.; White, Larry D. (1995-09-25)
      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 ...
    • The Pepper Weevil and Its Management 

      Riley, David; Sparks Jr., Alton N. (1995-10-19)
      The pepper weevil is a severe pest of sweet and hot peppers. The grubs feed inside buds of fruit, and there may be five to eight generations of pepper weevil in a year. This publication contains complete information on ...
    • The Food Nutrition Link - Level II Leader Guide 

      Bielamowicz, Mary K.; Cooksey, Dymple C.; Hall, Gayle (1995-11-01)
      This curriculum focuses on food buying, storage and preservation, and the nutritional value of convenience foods.
    • The Food Nutrition Link--Level III Nutrition for the Health of It 

      Bielamowicz, Mary K.; Cooksey, Dymple C.; Hall, Charles R. (1995-11-03)
      4-H members in the level three food project learn about nutrients, foods of different cultures, and careers in the food industry.
    • Keys to Canola Production in South Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Bremer, John E.; Parker, Roy D.; Miller, Travis (1995-11-22)
      Canola is a term patented by the Canadian government. It refers to rapeseed (Brassica napus), which has specific chemical properties that lend themselves to the production of a high-quality cooking oil and an edible meal ...
    • Correcting Nitrogen Deficiencies in Cotton with Urea-Based Products 

      Livingston, Stephen; Stichler, Charles (1995-11-22)
      Correcting nitrogen deficiency is important for cotton plant growth. This publication explains nitrogen requirements, the problems associated with nitrogen deficiency, and ways to correct deficiencies using urea as a source ...
    • Syrup Sorghums for Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Coffman, Cloyce G. (1995-11-22)
      This publication explains how to grow sorghum and make syrup the old-fashioned way. Some sweet sorghums provide molasses that is clear, medium or strong in both color and taste.
    • Assessing Hail and Freeze Damage to Field Corn and Sorghum 

      Livingston, Stephen (1995-11-30)
      When a crop has been damaged by hail, it is important to be able to gauge the extent of the damage, the potential for recovery of the damaged crop, and the actions that might be necessary to maximize the recovery process. ...
    • Correcting Iron Deficiencies in Grain Sorghum 

      Livingston, Stephen; Coffman, Cloyce G.; Unruh, L. G. (1996-02-20)
      Until grain sorghum develops an extensive root system, young plants may be unable to obtain enough ferrous iron to maintain normal growth. This publication offers strategies for avoiding, identifying and correcting iron ...
    • Using Petiole Analysis for Nitrogen Management in Cotton 

      Livingston, Stephen; Hickey, M. G.; Stichler, Charles (1996-03-15)
      For cotton growers, maintaining proper nitrogen balance is a major concern. Petiole analysis, the laboratory analysis of the nitrogen content of leaf stems, can be coupled with plant monitoring to form an effective nitrogen ...
    • Producing Early-Maturity (Group IV) Soybeans on the Texas Gulf Coast 

      Klosterboer, Arlen; Miller, Travis; Livingston, Stephen (1996-04-11)
      This publication provides background information on soybean production and marketing in Texas as well as specific guidance in selecting the best variety, preparing the soil and seedbed, fertilizing, managing pests, harvesting ...
    • Integrated Brush Management Systems (IBMS): Strategies and Economics for Texas 

      Hanselka, C. Wayne; Hamilton, Wayne T.; Conner, Richard (1996-09-04)
      An IBMS is a strategic plan for long-range, integrated brush and weed management. Important steps in the process are selecting appropriate management technologies and analyzing the economic benefits from various alternatives. ...