This publication is a habitat guide for northern bobwhite quail that will aid landowners and biologists in identifying limiting resources while also offering management suggestions to improve the bobwhite habitat. Habitat requirements including usable space, escape and nesting cover, brood habitat, and diets are discussed in detail. Management techniques to improve bobwhite habitat such as prescribed burning, brush management, and prescribed grazing are covered. (20 pages)
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This course aims to help beef cattle producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is linked with the production of livestock. These contaminations may also pose a health risk to Texas citizens.
Air quality standards are being strictly enforced for animal feeding operations. Animal producers, technical service providers and the general public should be familiar with the terminology used in the laws that govern air quality standards. (4 pages)
This 4-pages publication examines greenhouse gas emission (GHG) sources within animal agriculture operations and how producers can decrease GHG emissions in an economically viable manner while reducing their overall carbon footprint.
This 9-page publication explains the regulations, options, and procedures for closing earthen storage and treatment structures for livestock or poultry manure. (9 pages)