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    • Best Management Practices for Conservation/Reduced Tillage 

      Abrameit, Archie; Stichler, Charles; McFarland, Mark L. (2006-08-02)
      Farmers today should use best management practices to be successful. Because of increased crop production costs, most farmers need to re-evaluate how they till and consider adopting reduced or conservation tillage practices. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Crop Nutrient Needs in South and Southwest Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; McFarland, Mark L. (2001-05-07)
      This publication explains the nutrient needs of corn, grain sorghum, cotton, wheat and warm-season perennial grasses in South and Southwest Texas.
    • Forage Bermudagrass: Selection, Establishment and Management 

      Stichler, Charles; Bade, David H. (2003-04-04)
      Hybrid bermudagrass can produce high-quality forage, but as with any other crop, proper variety selection, soil preparation, planting, fertility, irrigation management, and timing of harvest are necessary to ensure the ...
    • Forage Bermudagrass: Selection, Establishment, and Management. 

      Stichler, Charles; Bade, David (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1996)
    • Harvest Aids in Sorghum 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (2003-03-11)
      Growers can obtain higher prices and increased profits for their grain sorghum by applying harvest aids, which are chemicals that bring the grain to a more uniform percentage of moisture at harvest. This publication explains ...
    • Irrigated and Dryland Sorghum Production in South and Southwest Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; McFarland, Mark L.; Coffman, Cloyce G. (1997-06-03)
      After decades of research, the effects and interactions of fertility, row and plant spacing, planting date, environmental conditions, insects, diseases and hybrids are better understood. All are important in determining ...
    • Irrigating Sorghum in South and South Central Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Fipps, Guy (2003-02-18)
      If irrigation for grain sorghum is managed well, the crop will produce high, profitable yields. This publication explains the water needs for sorghum at different growth stages, the calculations to use to estimate its water ...
    • Irrigation Water Quality 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Lemon, Robert G.; Stichler, Charles (2002-04-11)
      Irrigation water quality is determined by the total amounts of salts and the types of salts the water contains. In this publication you'll learn why well water can be salty, what problems salty water can cause, what tests ...
    • Managing For High-quality Hay 

      Stichler, Charles; Bade, David H. (1998-09-22)
      This publication highlights the factors determining hay quality and discusses fertility and water interaction, harvesting, quality losses and storage losses.
    • Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures 

      Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen (1998-10-09)
      The quality and quantity of forage in pastures change throughout the year. This publication discusses weed control, fertilization, grazing management and rotational grazing as effective ways to manage pastures for quality ...
    • Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures (Spanish) 

      Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen (1999-02-17)
      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 ...
    • Managing Winter Annual Grasses in South & Southwest Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (1999-01-19)
      Winter annual pastures in South and Southwest Texas provide high-quality forage for cattle, sheep and goats when native and bermuda grass pastures are dormant. This publication discusses the proper management of winter ...
    • Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning 

      Stichler, Charles; Reagor, John C. (2001-09-05)
      Nitrate and prussic acid poisoning in cattle are noninfectious conditions that can kill livestock. This publication explains the causes and symptoms of these conditions as well as preventive measures and sampling and testing ...
    • Non-Traditional Soil Additives: Can They Improve Crop Production? 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Stichler, Charles; Lemon, Robert G. (2002-06-26)
      Non-traditional soil additives include soil conditioners such as organic materials and minerals, soil activators that claim to stimulate soil microbes or inoculate soil with new beneficial organisms, and wetting agents ...
    • Pima Cotton Production Guide. 

      Stichler, Charles; Allen, Charles T.; Metzer, Robert; Anderson, Carl (Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1987)
    • 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 ...
    • Reduced /Conservation Tillage in South and Central Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (2003-03-19)
      Reduced or conservation tillage can benefit sorghum crops and increase profit. This publication discusses the types of tilling systems and the conditions for using each in South and Central Texas.
    • A study of peanut mycorrhiza and plant responses 

      Stichler, Charles (Texas A&M University, 1972)
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    • Texas Alfalfa Production 

      Stichler, Charles (1997-05-05)
      With proper management, alfalfa will produce forage with the highest protein and total digestible nutrient of any hay crop. To aid in alfalfa production, this publication provides information on pre-plant factors, planting ...