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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 ...
Planning a Prescribed Burn
This leaflet explains how to plan for adequate fuel for a prescribed burn, control the fire, notify the proper authority, manage the burn itself, and conduct follow-up management. A ranch checklist for prescribed burning ...
Capping of Water Wells for Future Use
Water wells that are not being used, but that might be needed in the future, can be sealed with a cap that covers the top of the well casing pipe to prevent unauthorized access and contamination of the well. This publication ...
Rainwater Harvesting: Landscape Methods
With the state's growing population and limited supply of groundwater and surface water, Texans must use water wisely. Rainwater harvesting is an approach that anyone can use to capture rainfall. This publication explains ...
Weed Busters: How to take the Kick out of Western Horse Nettle
Western horse nettle is a weedy perennial in the nightshade family. Ranchers need to control it with herbicides to prevent livestock from ingesting poison that the weed produces. This publication specifies various herbicide ...
Fertilizing Texas Lawns: 10-Point Checklist for Warm-Season Grasses
Use this checklist on fertilization to make your lawn healthy and attractive while minimizing the costs and damage to the environment.
Information Sources for Small Water Systems
Managers of small waters systems must have information about a variety of topics. This publication lists essential printed and electronic resources on disaster preparedness, national drinking water standards, private water ...
Mosquito Control Around the Home
This leaflet explains how to reduce mosquito problems by eliminating breeding sites for larvae, controlling adult mosquitoes, avoiding contact with mosquitoes and treating larval breeding sites. Long-term control is also ...
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 ...
Evaluating Cotton Seed Quality
High-quality cotton seed is critical for establishing good stands. Over the last several years, producers have scrutinized costs and benefits of numerous new cotton varieties. With the increase in cost of most current ...