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    • After the Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Decisions with Farming and Grazing in Mind 

      Cearley, Kenneth A.; Amosson, Stephen H.; Warminski , Patrick; Jones, DeDe; Kenny, Nicholas (2009-04-07)
      As Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts begin to expire, landowners must decide to re-enroll the land in the program, convert it back to crops or leave it in permanent cover for grazing and for wildlife. This ...
    • After the Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Decisions with Wildlife in Mind 

      Cearley, Kenneth A.; Amosson, Stephen H.; Warminski , Patrick; Jones, DeDe (2009-04-07)
      As Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts begin to expire, landowners must decide to re-enroll the land in the program, convert it back to crops or leave it in permanent cover for grazing and for wildlife. This ...
    • After the Conservation Reserve Program: Land Management with Wildlife in Mind 

      Cearley, Kenneth A.; Kowaleski, Chuck (2008-11-25)
      When contracts for the Conservation Reserve Program expire, landowners must find profitable ways to manage their properties. These management decisions affect wildlife and habitat. Former CRP land can be returned to crop ...
    • Bagworms 

      Drees, Bastiaan M. (2008-07-02)
      Bagworms are a pest of evergreens and many broadleaved plants. If left unchecked, they can completely defoliate trees and shrubs. This publication explains how to identify the various bagworm species in Texas and how to ...
    • Best Management Practices for Equine Disease Prevention 

      Scott, Brett D. (2008-10-06)
      Horse owners know the importance of protecting their animals from disease. This publication explains how diseases are transmitted and how horses can be protected by establishing a core vaccination and a risk-based vaccination ...
    • Biosecurity for Beef Cattle Operations 

      Cleere, Jason; Gill, Ronald J.; Dement, Angela (2008-10-06)
      Biosecurity in the beef cattle industry involves understanding disease transmission and animal immunity, and then establishing a sound program for disease prevention. This publication explains general biosecurity practices.
    • Biosecurity for Sheep and Goat Producers 

      Craddock, Frank; Dement, Angela (2008-10-06)
      This publication explains the important diseases of sheep and goats and ways to prevent them through vaccination and biosecurity practices.
    • Biosecurity for Swine Producers 

      Sterle, Jodi; Dement, Angela; Faries Jr., Floron C. (2008-10-03)
      Protecting a swine herd from disease involves understanding how diseases are transmitted and establishing a sound program of vaccination and general biosecurity practices.
    • Biosecurity Practices for Dairy Operations 

      Jordan, Ellen R.; Dement, Angela; Faries Jr., Floron C. (2008-10-06)
      This publication explains how diseases are transmitted and how dairy producers can establish prevention programs with proper biosecurity practices. Tables list common diseases of dairy cattle and ways they are treated.
    • Chemicals for Plant Disease Control at Home 

      Ong, Kevin (2007-10-30)
      This publication helps retailers and consumers identify products that control plant diseases. To clear up confusion about the names of the chemicals, the publication cross-references their common names with their chemical ...
    • Dairy Biomass as a Renewable Fuel Source 

      Mukhtar, Saqib; Goodrich, Barry; Engler, Cady; Capareda, Sergio (2008-03-19)
      As the cost of fuel increases, so does the cost of operating motor vehicles and heating buildings. Researchers are investigating new sources of cleaner, cheaper, more environmentally friendly fuels. One possibility is ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Benzene 

      Dozier, Monty; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2009-04-16)
      Drinking water in Texas sometimes contains potentially harmful chemicals, including benzene. Well owners can learn how to treat their well water to remove these chemicals. 4 pages, 3 images
    • Drinking Water Problems: MTBE 

      Dozier, Monty; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2008-08-28)
      Methyl tertiary-butyl ether, a gasoline additive commonly known as MTBE, can contaminate ground water and cause health problems for those exposed to it for a long time. However, filtering devices can remove this and other ...
    • Good Sources of Nutrients: Iron 

      Scott, Amanda; Replogle, Jacqueline (2008-08-28)
      Iron is a mineral that functions primarily to carry oxygen in the body. This publication explains how people can get enough iron in their diets and how to prepare foods to retain iron. It also lists foods that are good ...
    • Good Sources of Nutrients: Vitamin A 

      Scott, Amanda; Replogle, Jacqueline (2008-08-28)
      Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps the body form and maintain healthy skin, hair and mucous membranes. This publication explains how people can get enough vitamin A in their diets and how to prepare foods to ...
    • Good Sources of Nutrients: Vitamin B-12 

      Scott, Amanda; Replogle, Jacqueline (2008-08-28)
      Vitamin B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin that helps the body form red blood cells, build genetic material, and metabolize protein and fat. This publication explains how people can get enough vitamin B-12 in their diets and ...
    • How Much Does That Incinerator Cost? 

      Mukhtar, Saqib; Nash, Catherine; Harman, Wyatte; Padia, Reema (2008-07-25)
      Biosecurity on poultry farms includes proper disposal of dead carcasses. In many cases, that means using an incinerator. Calculating the cost of an incinerator means considering long and short-term expenses and the cost ...
    • Immigration and Labor Handbook 

      Palma, Marco; Shingote, Abhishek; Ribera, Luis; Rosson, C. Parr; Falconer, Lawrence; Pena, Jose G. (2008-11-20)
      Laws governing immigration and labor can affect agricultural operations. This handbook explains how to comply with various immigration and labor laws. Topics covered include the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, ...
    • Impacts of Irrigation on Citrus in the Lower Rio Grande Valley 

      Enciso, Juan; Sauls, Julian W.; Wiedenfeld, Robert P.; Nelson, Shad D. (2008-07-11)
      Citrus is an important crop in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, but reduced water supplies in the area mean irrigation must be used. Citrus farmers can use different irrigation methods and practices to get the most from the ...
    • Impacts of Irrigation on Citrus in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (Spanish) 

      Enciso, Juan; Sauls, Julian W.; Wiedenfeld, Robert P.; Nelson, Shad D. (2008-07-11)
      Citrus is an important crop in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, but reduced water supplies in the area mean irrigation must be use. Citrus farmers can use different irrigation methods and practices to get the most from the ...