With the growing economic importance of wildlife, the control of predators that affect wildlife populations has become an important issue. This publication explains predator/prey relationships and describes an integrated pest management approach to predator management that is based on the goals of the wildlife enterprise. You'll learn how to scout for predators, interpret sign, and determine what animals may be responsible for kills or nest predation. There are detailed profiles of major predators in Texas. (30 pages)
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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)
Ammonia emissions from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) can have potentially negative effects on air, water quality, human, and animal health. This educational bulletin discusses: Environmental and health concerns Regulatory issues Emissions measurement Abatement methods for effective management of ammonia emissions (11 pages)