Agrilife Extension Resources

We provide programs, tools, resources and expertise both local and statewide addressing business development and improvement, specializing in the areas of agriculture and agribusiness.

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    This publication discusses how to retail your beef to a direct-to-consumer market.

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    Sustainable agriculture takes into account multiple aspects of selling an agricultural product. This publication offers start-up tips and a list of resources for further information.

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    This factsheet discusses a project that assessed labor and equipment limitations, risks, and benefits of different cost-sharing options in vineyards.

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    ‘Brown Bagging’ seeds poses risks and can be costly to farmers, whereas purchasing certified seed can increase farmers’ yield and profits. Certified seed passes through rigorous field inspection and testing. Selling and trading protected seed is illegal. This tri-fold brochure describes the benefits of choosing certified seed, compared to the risks of using ‘brown-bagged’ seeds. […]

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    This publication explains how to estimate the grain yield of a corn crop before harvest. An interactive grain yield calculator is included. (7 pages)

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    This publication covers selecting forage species, animal nutrient needs, soil fertility, evaluating soil characteristics, weed management, harvesting hay, forage analysis, forage toxicity, buying and selling hay, and storing hay.

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    This publication reports the result of a 5-year study that showed over-fertilization with nitrogen is a common problem.

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    Los trabajadores menores de 18 anos involucrados en la agricultura tienen una tasa desproporcionada de lesiones y muertes en comparacion con los trabajadores mayores. Esta publicacion explica los riesgos potenciales para los trabajadores agricolas jovenes, asi como las leyes disenadas para proteger a estos trabajadores menores de edad. (2 paginas)

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    This publication explains potential risks to young agricultural workers as well as the laws designed to protect these underage workers.

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    This leaflet cautions producers about the problems associated with pre-harvest sprouting of wheat and how to recognize affected grains. (2 pages)