Stocking Rate Decisions
The stocking rate for grazing animals is a crucial decision that affects the rangeland and, therefore, the success of the ranch. This publication discusses topics such as: How stocking rate affects ranch success; What factors affect stocking rate decisions; How to determine actual forage production; and determine the correct stocking rate. (11 pages)
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The Generation Next curriculum targets new landowners, those who are inheriting land, or those who are looking to start a new agricultural operation on an existing ranch.
Course Information WHO IS THIS APPLICATION FOR: Veterans, active-duty military, and any beginning farmer or rancher. DUE DATE: The Fall cohort is Friday, June 2, 2023, at 5:00 pm CSTThe Spring cohort is Friday, December 8, 2023, at 5:00 pm CST What is BattleGround to Breaking Ground?BattleGround to Breaking Ground (BGBG) is a 4-phase program […]
This online course helps participants understand introductory farm and ranch concepts, business planning, and training programs. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be provided with a certificate that can be used to verify training hours in agriculture.
Course Information The BattleGround to Breaking Ground Phase 2 course will assist participants to complete their agriculture business plan through weekly online modules. The business plan assignments are broken down into business descriptions, operation plans, marketing plans, and financial plans. Participants will submit their weekly business plan assignment to be reviewed by an agriculture economist […]
This course is for Texas landowners and focuses Texas fence law including open and closed range. If you are interested in more than one agricultural law topic, be sure to check out our Owning Your Piece of Texas course before purchasing this course.
This course is for Texas landowners, and it addresses several popular topics among rural landowners including easements, landlocked property, adverse possession, and trespassing. If you are interested in more than one agricultural law topic, be sure to check out our Owning Your Piece of Texas course before purchasing this course.