This publication serves as a guide for the usage of oak barrels in wine aging and production. Topics discussed in this guide include the differences in oak types and wood grains, ellagitannins, hybrid barrels, toasting, and tannin potential, among others. (5 pages.)
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Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.
Coastal communities prone to flooding may benefit from the implementation of green infrastructure. Green infrastructure can help mitigate the adverse effects of flood damage and promote water drainage. This publication presents several types of green infrastructure and their benefits. (2 Pages)
This manuscript will offer a new approach to understanding how native grasses grow-specifically the reproductive and growth methods of native perennial grasses and how that can help improve management decisions. Although experienced range managers can determine plant composition and forage density by just looking across a pasture, underground plant components are often overlooked. (8 pages)
This publication explains how rainwater harvesting landscape methods can save consumers money, reduce the demand for potable water, use water efficiently, and reduce flooding, erosion and surface water contamination.