Research conducted in South Texas in 2015 found that:
- Prices were higher for polled/dehorned calves
- Prices were lower for calves with red or spotted coats
- Prices were not significantly lower for Bos indicus-crossed calves
Extension faculty collected data from the sales of 1,847 head of cattle in Bee, Karnes, Jim Wells, Live Oak, and Starr Counties. This publication explains the study and its implications for South Texas producers. (2 pages)
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The primary goal of QuickBooks education is to help farmers and ranchers improve their financial recording-keeping and analysis capabilities, thus allowing them to make better management decisions.
This course is for anyone working with the general public and has been approved by the Texas State Association for Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D) for 1 hour of continuing education credit. Participants will review the basics of ethics and receive guidance to base decisions upon when faced with ethical issues.
The New County Tax Assessor-Collector & Chief Deputy Orientation Course is approved by the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas for 2 hours of continuing education, and if successfully completed within 90 days of taking office, this course satisfies the requirement to complete constitutional and statutory training.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be difficult to administer. Employee situations can vary greatly and FMLA laws change frequently. This course provides an overview of the FMLA, the roles and responsibilities of both employers and employees, military leave and FMLA enforcement. (TDLR #27539)
This course is designed to help supervisors and managers understand key components of personnel management. Topics examined include employer/employee communication, personnel policies, legal concerns, and best practices related to hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, and termination. (TDLR #25793)