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Weed Busters: How to Sweep Out Perennial Broomweed
Perennial broomweed is widespread on dry ranges and deserts from California to Texas and north to Idaho. It is poisonous to cattle, sheep, goats and swine. Two methods of controlling this plant are described--the ground ...
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 ...
Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Small Cedar
Simple directions help you determine the density of cedar on rangeland or improved pastures, and then estimate the cost of controlling these plants with any of the three Brush Busters methods.
Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Small Mesquite
This publication includes simple directions for determining the density of mesquite and then estimating the cost of controlling these plants with either the leaf spray or stem spray method.
Chemical Weed and Brush Control Suggestions For Rangeland.
(Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 2000)
Stocking Rate Decisions: Key to Successful Ranch Management.
(Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1992)
Brush Busters: How to Estimate Costs for Controlling Pricklypear
Simple directions help you determine the density of pricklypear on your land, and then estimate the cost of controlling these plants with the pad or stem spray method.
Integrated Toxic Plant Management Handbook: Livestock Poisoning Plants of the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
Photographs, plant descriptions, and symptoms of poisoning help ranchers identify toxic plants that may be harmful to their livestock in West Texas. There is also information on grazing, livestock management, and toxic ...
How Much Forage Do You Have?
Because forage production is not predictable, forage surveys should be conducted to estimate how long the accumulated forage supply will last during expected non-growth periods. This publication details the steps involved ...
Texas Rangeland Monitoring: Level Two
Monitoring is essential for good rangeland management. This leaflet explains how to monitor the condition of your rangeland by using line, belt and step-point transects, as well as grazing exclosures. Used consistently ...