Agriculture & Natural Resources

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

NEWSLETTERS

Small Acreage Landowners

2010

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

2009

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

2008

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.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Crops

2015 Sugarcane Aphid

Sorghum Insect Management PDF

The Sugarcane Aphid, A New Pest of Grain and Forage Sorghum PDF

West Plains IPM Update PDF

http://www.texasinsects.org/sorghum.html

http://sorghum.mobi/index.html

 

2014 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton PDF and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains

2013 Harvest Aid Guide PDF

Sorghum

Management Decisions in Drought

Small Acreage Landowners

Bird Health Awareness – Virulent Newcastle Disease PDF

Armyworm Fact Sheet PDF

Chemical Weed and Brush Control PDF

Herbicides Labeled for Pasture Use PDF

Livestock Guardian Dogs PDF

Suggestions for Weed Control in Pastures and Forages 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.

Herbicides PDF
How They Work and the Symptoms They Cause

Rangeland Herbicide Chart PDF
This is a chart of Rangeland Herbicide.

LINKS

 

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