Upcoming Events, Newsletters, Publications, and Links:
Small Acreage Landowners
SAL Newsletter May-June 2010 PDF
Topics Include: After CRP, Horse Pastures, Goat Program, Water Well Testing
Youth Beef 706 Course PDF
The cost of the Beef 706 Youth Program will be covered through the generosity of the Texas Beef Council.
Water Well Testing PDF
Water well testing May 24th
SAL Newsletter March-April 2009
Topics include: Texas Master Naturalist, Texas Beef Quality Program, Herbicides, controlling field sandbur, livestock facts
Beef Quality TrainingTBQP
Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive by attending the Texas Beef Quality Producer Program in Lubbock, Texas, on Tuesday, April 21, 2009.
SAL Newsletter May-June 2009
Topics Include: Parasite Clinic, Pocket Gophers, After CRP Workshop, Beef 706
Creating a Resource Inventory
An accurate inventory of your resources is important for the evaluation of the current health of the operation and planning for the future.
Beef 706 Youth Program
The Beef 706 Youth Program will be offered June 2-3 or June 4-5, 2009
SAL Newsletter July-August 2009
Topics Include: 4-H EXCELL Golf tournament, Wildfires, Texas Bullnettle, Nitrate Poisoning, Prussic Acid, Web courses available for small acreage landowners
SAL Newsletter September-October 2009
Topics Include: Centennial Celebration, Pesticide Collection Day, High Plains Ag Conference, Preparing Your Lawn For Winter, Texas Master Naturalist
High Plains Ag Conference
TDA -Recieve 5 CEU’s in one day. CCA- Recieve 5 CEU’s in one day
SAL Newsletter April-May 2008
Topics: Beef 706, Online Courses, Rabbit Control, Horse Program, Vaccinating Cattle
Basic Horse Management 101
Topics include:Basic Safety, Pasture and Hay Selection and Usage, Basic Horse Nutrition, Basic Horse Reproduction, General Health Care and Dentistry, Body Condition, Permanent Identification of Horses and Basic Hoof Care
SAL Newsletter June-July 2008
Topics: Soil Testing, Nitrate Poisoning, Prussic Acid, Mesquite Control Methods.
Pioneers in Agriculture Series Flyer
The Pioneers in Agriculture series is designed to connect today?s producers with the latest research information through a shared experience that draws on our knowledge-building traditions of field days and farm walks.
SAL Newsletter August–September 2008
Topics: Goat Management, Bob Benson Golf Tourn., Determining your Livestock Stocking Rate, Block and Tub Supplements, Disaster Preparedness
Goat Management Workshop – August 18th
This workshop is designed to address goat herd management strategies for Small Acreage Landowners
SAL Newsletter November-December 2008
Topics Include:Electric Fencing, Management Tips for Internal Parasite Control in Sheep and Goats, South Plains Agriculture Wind and Wildlife Confrence, District 2 4-H/FFA Quality Counts Training, Time to Winterize your Cowherd, Soil Sampling, Preparing
SP Agriculture, Wind and Wildlife Conference
With the wind energy industry continuing to grow on the on the South Plains, landowners and producers have many questions.
- CRP Publication PDF – converting CRP land back into crop and/or cattle production. (August 2018)
- 2016 Southern High Plains RACE Trials Report PDF
- 2016 Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Fund PDF – December 5-9, 2016
- 2016 High Plains Cotton Harvest-Aid Guide PDF
- 2016 Pick Wheat Grain Varieties for the Texas High Plains & Eastern New Mexico PDF
- 2016 Weed Management in Cotton in the Texas High Plains PDF
- 2015 Cotton Harvest-Aid Guide PDF
- Determining Cotton Crop Maturity Video
2015 Sugarcane Aphid
2014 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton PDF and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains
- Alternative Crops Options After Failed Cotton PDF
- Wheat Freeze Assessment Sessions April 17 & 18; and April 18, 2013
- Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Fund– Voting Nov. 19, 2012 thru Dec. 7, 2012. Ballots available from County Extension Office.
- Assessment of Grain Sorghum from Oct 8 Frost-Freeze PDF
- Video – Nodes Above White Flower (7-25-12)
- Video – Dan Taylor received Man of the Year in Agriculture (8-02-12)
- Video – Ag Agents take a horticultrue tour to CapRock Winery (8-2-12)
- Video – Texas AgriLife Lubbock on YouTube
- Nitrate & Prussic Acid in Forages — Sampling, Testing, and Management Strategies PDF
- 2012 CRP General Sign-Up PDF
- 2009 Alternative Crop Options PDF
- 2007 Wheat Variety Recommendations PDF
- Freeze Injury Potential for Wheat PDF
- Making Replant Decisions in Cotton PDF
- Controlling Field Grass Sandbur in Turfgrass PDF
Management Decisions in Drought
Small Acreage Landowners
Bird Health Awareness – Virulent Newcastle Disease PDF
Controlling Field Sandbur (Grassbur) in Turfgrass PDF
Field sandbur (grassbur) is a summer annual grassy weed that can be found in home lawns, sports fields, parks and along roadsides.
Controlling Pocket Gopher Damage PDF
Gophers can cause serious damage when they establish tunnel systems in cultivated farming areas, rangelands, orchards, tree farms and lawns.
Electric Fencing PDF
Electric fencing also allows for temporary fencing to subdivide pastures, which can increase the stocking rate and forage utilization and decrease parasite problems through rotational grazing.
How They Work and the Symptoms They Cause
Rangeland Herbicide Chart PDF
This is a chart of Rangeland Herbicide.