Ranch & Rangeland Management

We provide a wide variety of information related to ranching and rangeland management from animals and forages to business plans, leases and natural resources. Publications and resources cover a range of topics from soil sampling, fence law and disaster preparedness.

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Feral Hog Management

The feral hog management program is for people throughout the state of Texas and beyond who are interested in more information on feral hogs.
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Ranch & Rangeland Management

Publications

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Performing a prescribed fire is a serious undertaking, and a burn plan is key to the safest and easiest way to accomplish a prescribed burn. Leading up to the day of the prescribed fire, a checklist should be thoroughly reviewed and assessed to determine critical elements such as: The weather conditions during which the burn […]

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Soil is a layer of unconsolidated (i. e., loose) mineral and/or organic material. Soil is nearest to the Earth’s surface in terrestrial areas (not covered by water). Soil makes up a very small percentage of the Earth’s crust. It is a dynamic body, constantly undergoing change, made up of solid particles (e. g., mineral and […]

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El enfoque de Gestion Total de Recursos ayuda a los ganaderos a tomar decisiones estrategicas, tacticas y operativas para el mejor y mas rentable uso de los recursos. Esta publicacion ofrece instrucciones paso a paso para implementar TRM para una operacion ganadera sostenible y rentable. (4 paginas)

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
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The Master Marketer program is a 64-hour intensive marketing education course during which agricultural producers, ag lenders, and others are trained in marketing techniques, marketing plans, technical analysis, futures and options, and many other marketing related skills.

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The Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) conducts analyses of the impacts of government policy proposals and/or implementation procedures on farmers, agribusinesses, taxpayers, and consumers.

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RanchTV provides online educational content related to the Extension animal science program.

Courses

Course

This is a separate version of the Prescribed Burn School for USDA-NRCS employees. It contains all of the original information, plus a module about NRCS policy.

Course

Join us for a Fire Field Day that will qualify for the in-person prescribed burn field day for the Texas Department of Agriculture Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager license program. This field day will also offer 3 Continuing Fire Training credits for licensed CIPBMs.

Course

Join us for a Fire Field Day that will qualify for the in-person prescribed burn field day for the Texas Department of Agriculture Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager license program. This field day will also offer 6 Continuing Fire Training credits for licensed CIPBMs.

Prescribed Burn School

Are you a busy rancher and landowner wanting to learn about prescribed burning? This is the perfect self-guided, online course for you!

All Resources on Ranch & Rangeland Management

  • Course

    This is a separate version of the Prescribed Burn School for USDA-NRCS employees. It contains all of the original information, plus a module about NRCS policy.

  • Publication

    Performing a prescribed fire is a serious undertaking, and a burn plan is key to the safest and easiest way to accomplish a prescribed burn. Leading up to the day of the prescribed fire, a checklist should be thoroughly reviewed and assessed to determine critical elements such as: The weather conditions during which the burn […]

  • Publication

    Soil is a layer of unconsolidated (i. e., loose) mineral and/or organic material. Soil is nearest to the Earth’s surface in terrestrial areas (not covered by water). Soil makes up a very small percentage of the Earth’s crust. It is a dynamic body, constantly undergoing change, made up of solid particles (e. g., mineral and […]

  • Course

    Join us for a Fire Field Day that will qualify for the in-person prescribed burn field day for the Texas Department of Agriculture Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager license program. This field day will also offer 6 Continuing Fire Training credits for licensed CIPBMs.

  • Course

    Join us for a Fire Field Day that will qualify for the in-person prescribed burn field day for the Texas Department of Agriculture Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager license program. This field day will also offer 3 Continuing Fire Training credits for licensed CIPBMs.

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