Rangeland in Post Oak Savannah Region

 Beginning Rancher

   
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This app is a support tool that assists potential or new landowners during the initial stages of acquiring or owning property by providing management information and resources based on property goals selected.

 

Small Farms and Woodlots
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Learn about how woodlots of today provide much more for their owners, including income from selling wood and nonwood products, forest-based income opportunities such as lease hunting and recreation, solitude and escape from emotional pressures and stress of modern living and working, and simply the pride of owning and caring for the land.

 

Getting Started in Farming
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This guide was published in NIFA's Small Farm Digest designed for people considering starting up as begining farmers and ranchers.  Provides information on the opportinities and challenges of farming, land ownership, links to programs and resources to help get you started.

 

Texas Land Trends - Texas landowner changes and trends
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The goal of the Texas Landowner Changes and Trends report is to describe the state's growinf population and changing rural landowners.

 

New Farmers Website

An online resource provides centralized, one-stop shopping for beginning farmers and ranchers to explore the variety of USDA initiatives designed to help them succeed.

USDA’s new farmers site has in-depth information, including:

  • how to increase access to land and capital;
  • build new markets;
  • participate in conservation opportunities;
  • select and use the right risk management tools; and
  • access USDA education and technical support programs.

 

National Young Farmers' Coalition

The National Young Farmers' Coalition represents, mobilizes, and engages young farmers to ensure their success across the country. NYFC supports practices and policies that will sustain young, independent, and prosperous farmers now and in the future through supporting independent family farms, sustainable farming pracices , affordable land for farmers, fair labor practices, farmer-to-farmer training, farmers of every ender, race and sexual orientaion, and cooperation and friendship between all farmers. Click Here.

 

Forage Information System

The Forage Information System, provided by Oregon State University is a resource for forage-related topics, including Extension, research, and teaching.

 

COMET-FARM™

COMET-FARM™ is a  whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  The tool guides you through describing your farm and ranch management practices including alternative future management scenarios. Once complete, a report is generated comparing the carbon changes and greenhouse gas emissions between your current management practices and future scenarios.

 

Annie's Project

Annie's Project offers a variety of extension classes across the country that educate farm women on risk management. The classes empower farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. Click here to see courses offered in your state.

 

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC)

The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. The site works to provide unbiased, science-based marketing information for U.S. farmers and ranchers. There is information related to commodities and products, market and industry trends, business creation and operation, research results and value-added resources.

This site is an on-going project of the Iowa State University and partially funded by USDA Rural Development. Click here. 
 

 

Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Rangeland Management
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A publication of the Sustainable Rangelands Roundtable and the Society for Range Management.

 

Ranching as a Conservation Strategy - Can Old Ranchers Save the New West?
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Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture.

 

2012 Census of Agriculture - Texas State and County Data - Volume 1B
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The census of agriculture provides a detailed picture of U.S. farms and ranches every five years. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every State and county or county equivalent.

 

2012 Census of Agriculture - Texas State and County Data - Volume 1A
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The census of agriculture provides a detailed picture of U.S. farms and ranches every five years. It is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every State and county or county equivalent.

 

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities - A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development
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This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

 

South Texas, the "Last Great Habitat"
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Concerns about conservation of the tropical rainforests and other well-known regions of the world are widely publicized, yet a region of inestimable biological wealth lies relatively unrecognized on the back doorstep of North America.

 

Show Beginning Rancher Organizations & Professionals (190)
There are 190 resources serving Post Oak Savannah Region in the following categories:
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Conservation Districts
Alamo SWCD
- San Antonio, TX
Anderson-Houston SWCD
- Palestine, TX
Austin County SWCD
- Bellville, TX
Bastrop County SWCD
- Bastrop, TX
Bedias Creek Soil and Water Conservation District
- Madisonville, TX
Bowie County Soil and Water Conservation District
- New Boston, TX
Brazos County Soil and Water Conservation District
- Bryan, TX
Burleson County SWCD
- Caldwell, TX
Caldwell-Travis SWCD
- Lockhart, TX
Cherokee County SWCD
- Rusk, TX
Colorado County Soil and Water Conservation District
- Columbus, TX
Comal-Guadalupe SWCD
- Seguin, TX
Davy Crockett-Trinity SWCD
- Crockett, TX
Fannin County SWCD
- Bonham, TX
Fayette SWCD
- La Grange, TX
Freestone County SWCD
- Fairfield, TX
Frio SWCD
- Pearsall, TX
Goliad County SWCD
- Goliad, TX
Gonzales County SWCD
- Gonzales, TX
Harris County SWCD
- Houston, TX
Hopkins-Rains SWCD
- Sulphur Springs, TX
Jackson SWCD
- Edna, TX
Lamar County SWCD
- Paris, TX
Lavaca SWCD
- Hallettsville, TX
Lee County SWCD
- Giddings, TX
Limestone-Falls SWCD
- Groesbeck, TX
Little River-San Gabriel SWCD
- Bartlett, TX
Marion-Cass SWCD
- Linden, TX
Medina Valley SWCD
- Hondo, TX
Montgomery County Soil And Water Conservation District
- Conroe, TX
Navasota SWCD
- Hempstead, TX
Red River County SWCD
- Clarksville, TX
Robertson County Soil and Water Conservation District
- Franklin, TX
Smith County SWCD
Trey Watson - Field Representative - Tyler, TX
Sulphur-Cypress SWCD
- Mt. Pleasant, TX
Taylor SWCD
- Granger, TX
Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board
- Temple, TX
Trinity-Neches SWCD
- Athens, TX
Victoria SWCD
- Victoria, TX
Walker County Soil and Water Conservation District
- Huntsville, TX
Washington SWCD
- Brenham, TX
Wilson County SWCD
- Floresville, TX
Wood SWCD
- Quitman, TX
Cooperative Extension
Anderson County Extension
- Palestine, TX
Atascosa County Extension
- Leming, TX
Austin County Extension
- Bellville, TX
Bastrop County Extension
- Bastrop, TX
Bexar County Extension
- San Antonio, TX
Bowie County Extension
- New Boston, TX
Brazos County Extension
- Bryan, TX
Burleson County Extension
- Caldwell, TX
Caldwell County Extension
- Lockhart, TX
Camp County Extension
- Pittsburg, TX
Cass County Extension
- Linden, TX
Cherokee County Extension
- Rusk, TX
Colorado County Extension
- Columbus, TX
Ecosystem Service Management
Texas Agrilife Extension - College Station, TX
Falls County Extension
- Marlin, TX
Fannin County Extension
- Bonham, TX
Fayette County Extension
- LaGrange, TX
Franklin County Extension
Sarah Brod - County Extension Agent - Mount Vernon, TX
Freestone County Extension
- Fairfield, TX
Frio County Extension
- Pearsall, TX
Goliad County Extension
- Goliad, TX
Gonzales County Extension
- Gonzales, TX
Grimes County Extension
- Navasota, TX
Guadalupe County Extension
- Seguin, TX
Harris County Extension
- Houston, TX
Henderson County Extension
- Athens, TX
Hopkins County Extension
- Sulphur Springs, TX
Houston County Extension
- Crockett, TX
Jackson County Extension
- Edna, TX
Lamar County Extension
- Paris, TX
Lavaca County Extension
- Hallettsville, TX
Lee County Extension
- Giddings, TX
Leon County Extension
- Centerville, TX
Limestone County Extension
- Groesbeck, TX
Madison County Extension
- Madisonville, TX
Medina County Extension
- Hondo, TX
Milam County Extension
- Cameron, TX
Montgomery County Extension
- Conroe, TX
Morris County Extension
- Daingerfield, TX
Rains County Extension
- Emory, TX
Red River County Extension
- Clarksville, TX
Robertson County Extension
- Franklin, TX
Smith County Extension
- Tyler, TX
Stephenville Research Center
Donald Kelm - District Extension Administrator - Stephenville, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot - Center Director - Dallas, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton
- Overton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center Corpus Christi
Stephanie Klock - Administrative Coordinator - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center Uvalde
Kathleen Greer - District Extension Administrator - Uvalde, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center Weslaco
Manny Gautreaux - Operations Manager - Weslaco, TX
Titus County Extension
- Mount Pleasant, TX
Travis County Extension
- Austin, TX
Van Zandt County Extension
Tommy Phillips - County Extension Agent - Canton, TX
Victoria County Extension
- Victoria, TX
Walker County Extension
- Huntsville, TX
Waller County Extension
- Hempstead, TX
Washington County Extension
- Brenham, TX
Williamson County Extension
- Georgetown, TX
Wilson County Extension
- Floresville, TX
Wood County Extension
- Quitman, TX
Farm Equipment Sales and Service
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
AgroTech
- Lampasas, TX
Best Tech Brands LLC
- Houston, TX
Cobacha, LLC
Kurt Oriol - Director - New York, NY
Conservis
- Minneapolis, MN
Cunningham Equipment Co.
- Paris, TX
DripWorks
- Willits, CA
Forest Safety Products
Forest Safety Products - Van Hornesville, NY
Hlavinka Equipment Company - Victoria
Richard Williams - Sales - Victoria, TX
On Target Spray Systems
Progressive Grower Technologies, Inc. - Mt. Angel, OR
Williams Welding and Construction
- Dublin, TX
Farm Ranch And Forest Retailers
Andrew (Sponge) Palmer
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
Bryan Ashley
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
Carlo Sciara, Jr.
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
Charlie Paris
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
Clift Land Brokers
- Amarillo, TX
Cobacha, LLC
Kurt Oriol - Director - New York, NY
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Don Coleman
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
Dow AgroSciences LLC
- Indianapolis, IN
Forest Safety Products
Forest Safety Products - Van Hornesville, NY
Go Native Tree Farm
John Rosenfeld - Owner - Lancaster, PA
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
John Kilian
Field Coordinator - Burns Forestry - Crockett, TX
Keith Welch
RecLand Realty, LLC - Agent - Monroe, LA
L. Sam Middleton, ARA
Chas S. Middleton and Son - Appraiser, Manager - Lubbock, TX
Mason & Morse Ranch Company, LLC
- Colorado Springs, CO
Pat Porter
RecLand Realty, LLC - Broker - Monroe, LA
San Pedro Land & Cattle CO
Chase Currie - CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX
Scott Nevins
RecLand Realty, LLC - Forester/Agent (TX) - Monroe, LA
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Steve Demuth
United Country Real Estate | Staples Property Group, LLC - Real Estate Agent - Frankston, TX
Steven J. Bilicek
Texas Ag Realty - Houston , TX
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Agricultural Tax Appraisal Based on Wildlife Management
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Division Private Lands and Habitat Program - Austin, TX
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Wildlife Management Tax Exemption
Comptroller, Property Tax Division - Austin, TX
Federal Incentives
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Sustainable Ranges Initiative
John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) - US Department of Defense
Livestock Auctions and Traders
Anderson County Livestock Exchange
- Elkhart, TX
Atascosa Livestock Exchange Inc
- Pleasanton, TX
Brazos Valley Livestock Commission
- Bryan, TX
Bruce Overstreet Livestock Commission Co
- Pittsburg, TX
Caldwell Livestock Commission Co Inc
- Caldwell, TX
Calvert Livestock Inc
- Calvert, TX
Cattleman's Brenham Livestock Co.
- Brenham, TX
Columbus Livestock Co.
- Columbus, TX
East Texas Livestock
- Crockett, TX
Edna Livestock Commission Co
- Edna, TX
Elkhart Horse Sale
- Elkhart, TX
Emory Livestock Auction, Inc.
- Emory, TX
Family Auction Center
- Athens, TX
Fannin County Livestock LLC
- Bonham, TX
Flatonia Livestock Commission Co Inc
- Flatonia, TX
Four County Auction Center Inc.
- Industry, TX
Friday Night Auction
- Eustace, TX
Giddings Livestock Commission
- Giddings, TX
Gonzales Livestock Market, Inc.
David Shelton - Owner - Gonzales, TX
Great Western Auction
- Magnolia, TX
Groesbeck Auction & Livestock Co LC
- Groesbeck, TX
H & H Horse Auction
- Simms, TX
Hallettsville Livestock Comm Co Inc
- Hallettsville, TX
Hills Prairie Livestock Auction Co.
Steve Platt - Bastrop, TX
Hondo Livestock Auction
- Hondo, TX
Huntsville Livestock Services
- Huntsville, TX
J & J Livestock Commission
- Texarkana, TX
Lexington Livestock Commission Co
- Lexington, TX
Lockhart Auction Inc
- Lockhart, TX
McDaniel Horse Sale
- Brookston, TX
Mid-Tex Livestock Auction LLc
- Navasota, TX
Milam County Livestock Auction LLC
- Cameron, TX
Milano Livestock Exchange
- Milano, TX
Navasota Livestock Auction Co.
- Navasota, TX
Nixon Livestock Commission Inc
- Nixon, TX
Pearsall Livestock Auction Inc
- Pearsall, TX
Ray's Auction Horse Sale
- Houston, TX
Red River Horse Auction
- Savoy, TX
Schulenburg Livestock Auction
- Schulenburg, TX
Seguin Cattle Company
- Seguin, TX
Stone Livestock Commission Co
- Mt Pleasant, TX
Sulphur Springs Livestock Comm Co
- Sulphur Springs, TX
Tri-County Livestock Market Inc
- New Summerfield, TX
Van Zandt County Livestock Inc
- Wills Point, TX
Waco Livestock Auction, LLC
- Waco, TX
Winnsboro Livestock & Dairy Auction
- Winnsboro, TX

 Grazing Rights

   
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Grazing Leasing and Liability
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Guidlines and examples

 

Texas Grazing Lease Checklist
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Leasing land to another person for grazing can benefit both the landowner and lessee.

 

 Livestock Best Management Practices

   
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Reducing Conflict with Grizzly Bears, Wolves and Elk A Western Landowners’ Guide
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This guide has been produced by and for landowners and practitioners constructively engaged in one of the greatest conservation challenges of our time—how to share and manage a wild, working landscape that sustains both people and wildlife.

 

Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Rangeland Management
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A publication of the Sustainable Rangelands Roundtable and the Society for Range Management.

 

How to Compost and Use Horse Manure- A Step-By-Step Guide for Horse Owners
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Provides essential steps for building and using a horse manure composting system that can be managed without the aid of a tractor. This system is intended for backyard or small farm (ranchette) operations with 1 to 5 horses.

 

Creating & Using a Sacrifice Area for Horses- A Good Start for Healthy Pastures
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A sacrifice area is any small enclosure intended to be a horse's outdoor living quarters during the winter and spring. These areas can improve the health and productivity of pastures.

 

Lone Star Healthy Streams - Beef Cattle Manual
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This publication aims to help beef producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is associated with the production of livestock and that may pose a health risk to Texas citizens.

 

Water Quality Management Program - Managing and Abating Agricultural & Silvicultural Nonpoint Source Polluation
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A WQMP is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

 

Livestock for Small Acreage Landowners
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New rural landowners are often interested in establishing livestock enterprises, even when their acreages are small. While forage availability may limit stocking rate, there are some livestock operations that can succeed on small acreages.

 

 Range Best Management Practices

   
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Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) Conservation Framework

The Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) Conservation Framework can be used by natural resource professionals and landowners to guide habitat management practices, conservation planning, and decision making for priority species and a variety of other wildlife that can provide economic, recreational, and aesthetic value to a single property or an entire region. Managing habitat for priority species like the endangered black-capped vireo can benefit other species, including popular game species, such as northern bobwhite, white-tailed deer, and wild turkey. Similarly, managing for game species, if done responsibly, can benefit endangered species. 

 

Forage Information System

The Forage Information System, provided by Oregon State University is a resource for forage-related topics, including Extension, research, and teaching.

 

Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Rangeland Management
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A publication of the Sustainable Rangelands Roundtable and the Society for Range Management.

 

Integrating Bird Conservation into Range Management

This manual is designed to assist resource professionals with integrating birds and their habitat needs into range management and monitoring, and to train landowners and land managers to do the same.& ...

 

Best Management Practices for Shortgrass Prairie Birds
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The information in this guide is designed to guide you in creating and maintaining habitat for 13 bird species of the shortgrass prairie, birds that are in need of conservation efforts.

 

Private Lands Public Benefits - Incentives For The Stewardship Of Texas Agricultural Lands
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This guide is for Texans who want to ensure a future for the state’s farms and ranches: landowners who want to conserve, protect and steward their land and its resources; policymakers concerned about the costs to the state of the loss of rural lands; and all Texans who value the many benefits provided by working farms and ranches.

 

NBCI’s Bobwhite Almanac, State of the Bobwhite 2012
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This 2nd edition of the NBCI’s annual “State of the Bobwhite” report provides the most comprehensive assessment ever compiled on the current state of bobwhite conservation in the US.

 

State Of The Bobwhite - Grassland Conservation At A Crossroads
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This first annual “State of the Bobwhite” report by the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) provides a snapshot of the population, hunting, and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus.

 

The Role of Prescribed Fire in Mitigating Catastrophic Wildfires
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The value of prescribed burning in maintaining the functionality of rangelands has long been recognized. Prescribed burning can improve rangeland conditions, forage productivity and wildlife habitat.

 

Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Program for Texas Agriculture
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This fact sheet helps agricultural producers understand the basic obligations under the Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasture (SPCC) Program.

 

Fragmented Lands - Changing Land Ownership in Texas
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This brochure provides information to help you make crucial decisions that address the ownership fragmentation issue and its potential impact on Texas’ rural communities and the natural resources upon which our waters, wildlife habitats, and agricultural economies are ultimately based.

 

Water Quality Management Program - Managing and Abating Agricultural & Silvicultural Nonpoint Source Polluation
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A WQMP is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

 

How to Manage Manure Harvesting Frequency for Summer Drought Dust Control

Texas Agrilife publication about making supplemental water go further, managing dry manure depth, and timing of manure removal.

 

Proper Lagoon Management to Reduce Odor and Excessive Sludge Accumulation
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Texas Agrilife discusses the efficiency, bacteria, management, pumping, salts and pH of lagoon management for poultry and livestock waste.

 

Reducing the Risk of Groundwater Contamination By Improving Livestock Manure Storage and Treatment Facilities
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A publication that addresses issues arising when landowners answer “yes” to these questions: Are you aware of manure sampling ...

 

Improving the Air Quality of Animal Feeding Operations with Proper Facility & Manure Management
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Another publication from Texas Agrilife Extension, this publication covers control of odors and dust attained through siting of new facilities and practices for existing facilities.

 

Western Grasslands Initiative - A Plan for Conserving Grassland Habitat and Wildlife
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The mission of Western Grassland Initiative is to serve as the primary contributor to the implementation of conservation and management actions, through partnerships and cooperative efforts, resulting in improved species status, grassland habitats, and recreational opportunities for grassland dependent species across North America.

 

A Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Friendly Fences - How to Build Fence with Wildlife in Mind
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Bobwhite and Upland Songbird Response to CCRP Practice CP33, Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Summary Findings The Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice (CP33) is the first Federal conservation practice to target species-specific population recovery goals of a national wildlife conservation initiative (the Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative).

 

Patch Burning
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Patch burning is a relatively new concept to range management; however, it has been occurring naturally for hundreds of years from lightning strikes.

 

Biological Control
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Biological control is the use of herbivores (domestic or wild) to aid in the management of invasive plant species. These plants are typically chemically or physically defended; therefore, herbivores do not readily seek them out for consumption.& ...

 

Flexible Grazing
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Almost every year some areas of Texas experience drought conditions at some level. For most of us, we don’t think about drought in a year when we have received above normal rainfall totals, we tend to start thinking of drought when the rain stops and the drought is upon us.& ...

 

Riparian Restoration on Farms and Ranches in Texas
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Texas has over 191,000 miles of waterways with riparian areas – the green vegetation zones along creeks, rivers and lakes – that provide great economic, social, cultural and environmental value to the state.& ...

 

Improving Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Through Revegetation and Rangeland Management
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A diversity of habitats is required throughout the lifecycle of the prairie-chicken to provide food and shelter. Planting to improve lesser prairie-chicken habitat requires not only the correct species of grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs, but, also the selections which have proven success or which are locally adapted.

 

Using Animal Manure and Wastewater for Crops and Pastures - Know and Take Credit for Your N,P, and K.
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When managed properly, irrigation of crops with effluent reduces a producer’s reliance on commercial fertilizers and helps protect surface and groundwater quality.

 

Managing Crop Nutrients through Soil, Manure and Effluent Testing
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Texas Agrilife summarizes how to use soil, manure and effluent testing to determine  and calibrate land application rates for nutrients.

 

The Role of Farm Policy in Achieving Large-Scale Conservation - Bobwhite and Buffers
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The conservation provisions of the Farm Bill can produce more consistent positive wildlife habitat benefits when policy (program statutes, rules, practices, and practice standards) is developed in the context of explicit goals identified as part of large-scale conservation initiatives.

 

Managing working lands for northern bobwhite - the USDA NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project
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Land Fragmentation - Texas' Open Spaces Rapidly Disappearing
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Texas Rural Lands - Trends and Conservation Implications for the 21st Century
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This report describes the key findings of an analysis of the status and recent changes in ownership size, land  use and property values of private farms, ranches and forestlands in Texas.

 

Influence of Rainfall, Type of Range, and Brush Management on Abundance of Northern Bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in Southern Texas
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ABSTRACT—Assessing numerical response of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) to habitat improvement in semi-arid rangeland often is confounded by responses of populations to highly variable patterns of rainfall.

 

Best Management Practices for Agricultural Water Users
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BMPs for agricultural water users are combinations of site-specific management, educational, and physical practices that have proven to be effective and are economical for conserving water.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

 

 Google News about Rangeland

The following news articles are provided by the Google News service and do not reflect the views or imply an endorsement by the Texas Land Conservation Assistance Network and its affiliates. We cannot guarantee the relevance of the content of this page or any links that may be followed from the articles herein.

Beginning Rancher News Items
Smuggler Escapes After Crashing Migrant-Filled Truck Through Texas Ranch Gate - Breitbart
12/6/2019 11:47:00 AM
Smuggler Escapes After Crashing Migrant-Filled Truck Through Texas Ranch Gate    Breitbart

What to see — and skip — on a magical West Texas journey to Marfa - CultureMap Dallas
12/4/2019 10:33:00 AM
What to see — and skip — on a magical West Texas journey to Marfa    CultureMap Dallas

Northern Mexico Fears Return to Dark Past After Gunfights Kill 23 Near Texas Border - KTLA Los Angeles
12/4/2019 1:05:00 AM
Northern Mexico Fears Return to Dark Past After Gunfights Kill 23 Near Texas Border    KTLA Los Angeles

Rick Perry redux: Heading back to Texas and into the headlines - Herald-Mail Media
11/30/2019 5:50:00 PM
Rick Perry redux: Heading back to Texas and into the headlines    Herald-Mail Media

The Lost Texans of the Louisiana Pines - Texas Monthly
11/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Lost Texans of the Louisiana Pines    Texas Monthly

Texas travel: Plan a road trip to Palo Duro Canyon - KPRC Click2Houston
11/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas travel: Plan a road trip to Palo Duro Canyon    KPRC Click2Houston

Farmers and Ranchers Need Full Japanese Trade Agreement, Texas Farm Bureau Tells Congress - Farm Bureau News
11/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Farmers and Ranchers Need Full Japanese Trade Agreement, Texas Farm Bureau Tells Congress    Farm Bureau News

Local News Celebrity retires to Central Texas Dennis Turner 1:23 AM, Nov 18, 2019 - KXXV News Channel 25
11/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Local News Celebrity retires to Central Texas Dennis Turner 1:23 AM, Nov 18, 2019    KXXV News Channel 25

East Texas rancher finds 19th poisoned calf in 5 years - KLTV
11/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
East Texas rancher finds 19th poisoned calf in 5 years    KLTV

‘I’m very upset’: Furious Texas rancher says Trump is ‘secretly’ trying to steal land to build ‘the wall’ - Raw Story
11/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
‘I’m very upset’: Furious Texas rancher says Trump is ‘secretly’ trying to steal land to build ‘the wall’    Raw Story

South Texas rancher profile: John Hopkins Live Oak Ranch - San Antonio Business Journal - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher profile: John Hopkins Live Oak Ranch - San Antonio Business Journal    San Antonio Business Journal

South Texas rancher profile: Bees and Longhorns – a century plus on the Shudde Ranch - San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher profile: Bees and Longhorns – a century plus on the Shudde Ranch - San Antonio    San Antonio Business Journal

Central Texas rancher profile: Capitol Land & Livestock and the Schwertner Family - San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Texas rancher profile: Capitol Land & Livestock and the Schwertner Family - San Antonio    San Antonio Business Journal

South Texas rancher profile: The Rothe Brothers' legacy began in the untamed 1860s - San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher profile: The Rothe Brothers' legacy began in the untamed 1860s - San Antonio    San Antonio Business Journal

South Texas rancher profile: Fourth-generation Texan Lanham Napier - San Antonio Business Journal - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher profile: Fourth-generation Texan Lanham Napier - San Antonio Business Journal    San Antonio Business Journal

South Texas rancher profile: Baker Engineering and Risk utilizes their ranch to improve safety - San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal
11/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher profile: Baker Engineering and Risk utilizes their ranch to improve safety - San Antonio    San Antonio Business Journal

Texas A&M AgriLife programs serve those who served their country - AgriLife Today
11/5/2019 2:07:00 AM
Texas A&M AgriLife programs serve those who served their country    AgriLife Today

Trump administration has acquired little of the private land in Texas it needs for border barrier - The Washington Post
10/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump administration has acquired little of the private land in Texas it needs for border barrier    The Washington Post

Central Texas rancher wins 'Ultimate Cowboy' title - KWTX
10/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Texas rancher wins 'Ultimate Cowboy' title    KWTX

‘They’re Risking Death’ South Texas Rancher Says of Migrants Who Cross His Remote, Dangerous Property to Travel North - KTLA Los Angeles
10/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
‘They’re Risking Death’ South Texas Rancher Says of Migrants Who Cross His Remote, Dangerous Property to Travel North    KTLA Los Angeles

South Texas rancher tours desolate brush country where he often sees migrants in distress - KFOR Oklahoma City
10/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
South Texas rancher tours desolate brush country where he often sees migrants in distress    KFOR Oklahoma City

Special ranger explains scam targeting East Texas ranchers - KLTV
9/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Special ranger explains scam targeting East Texas ranchers    KLTV

Dr. Glenn Rogers to run for open Texas House District 60 seat - Mineral Wells Index
9/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dr. Glenn Rogers to run for open Texas House District 60 seat    Mineral Wells Index

North Texas rancher reports nearly 500 steers missing from ranch - WFAA.com
9/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
North Texas rancher reports nearly 500 steers missing from ranch    WFAA.com

East Texas rancher announces run for Congress - CBS19.tv KYTX
9/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
East Texas rancher announces run for Congress    CBS19.tv KYTX

Texas won't approve bans on plastic bags, which can be fatal to livestock - The Texas Tribune
8/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas won't approve bans on plastic bags, which can be fatal to livestock    The Texas Tribune

Texas rancher McCan to receive National Golden Spur Award in Lubbock - LubbockOnline.com
8/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas rancher McCan to receive National Golden Spur Award in Lubbock    LubbockOnline.com

Texas summer on track to go drought-free, but ranchers keep back-up plan - KXAN.com
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas summer on track to go drought-free, but ranchers keep back-up plan    KXAN.com

In Texas, cattle rustling evolves into sophisticated multimillion-dollar crimes - Dallas News
5/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Texas, cattle rustling evolves into sophisticated multimillion-dollar crimes    Dallas News

A Texas Rancher Describes The Border As A 'Transitional Land' - NPR
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
A Texas Rancher Describes The Border As A 'Transitional Land'    NPR

'Our animals don't even know they've had a bad day': Texas wild game rancher featured as a 'taste maker' - Dallas News
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Our animals don't even know they've had a bad day': Texas wild game rancher featured as a 'taste maker'    Dallas News

Texas Reads: Writers profile early Texas ranch women - ReporterNews.com
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Reads: Writers profile early Texas ranch women    ReporterNews.com

Grazing Rights News Items
'Exclusive' Central Texas hunting lease wasn't exclusive, after all - KWTX
10/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Exclusive' Central Texas hunting lease wasn't exclusive, after all    KWTX

Texas Pacific Land Trust Is Greatly Undervalued On A DCF Basis - Seeking Alpha
10/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Pacific Land Trust Is Greatly Undervalued On A DCF Basis    Seeking Alpha

How Fracking Enriches Education In Texas - The Rest Of The Story - Forbes
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Fracking Enriches Education In Texas - The Rest Of The Story    Forbes

Statue of Comanche leader Quanah Parker dedicated in Texas - Seattle Times
12/2/2017 3:00:00 AM
Statue of Comanche leader Quanah Parker dedicated in Texas    Seattle Times

Cielo Vista Ranch, home of fourteener Culebra Peak, now owned by heir to Texas oil fortune - The Denver Post
9/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
Cielo Vista Ranch, home of fourteener Culebra Peak, now owned by heir to Texas oil fortune    The Denver Post

Texas ‘dirt bandit’ suspected in NM - Albuquerque Journal
8/10/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas ‘dirt bandit’ suspected in NM    Albuquerque Journal

Texas Pacific Land Trust - Business Insider
8/7/2014 3:00:00 AM
Texas Pacific Land Trust    Business Insider

Amid Nevada Fight, Texas In Its Own Land Dispute With BLM - CBS Local
4/24/2014 3:00:00 AM
Amid Nevada Fight, Texas In Its Own Land Dispute With BLM    CBS Local

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