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

Publication

The five textural soil classes are defined, and photos illustrate how soil can easily be textured in the field.

Publication

This 4-page publication if for new grape growers and provides a guide for establishing a vineyard in Texas.

Publication

This 4-page factsheet discusses the components of sustainable viticulture.

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.
Program

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

Program

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.

Program

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.

Courses

Course

This course places an emphasis on fire behavior, how to employ the correct firing technique, and equipment & safety. After successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to schedule your official exam and field component to apply to become a Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager (CIPBM) from TDA.

Course

Do you want to learn more about land management? Are you a new landowner? This course is perfect for new landowners looking for wildlife, livestock, forages, and land stewardship education. It will help you learn basic land management concepts as you begin to make decisions about their land.

Course

This course will help land owners and managers become familiar and confident to manage invasive and encroaching brush species with individual plant treatment (IPT) herbicide applications.

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 course places an emphasis on fire behavior, how to employ the correct firing technique, and equipment & safety. After successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to schedule your official exam and field component to apply to become a Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager (CIPBM) from TDA.

  • Publication

    The five textural soil classes are defined, and photos illustrate how soil can easily be textured in the field.

  • Course

    Do you want to learn more about land management? Are you a new landowner? This course is perfect for new landowners looking for wildlife, livestock, forages, and land stewardship education. It will help you learn basic land management concepts as you begin to make decisions about their land.

  • Course

    This course will help land owners and managers become familiar and confident to manage invasive and encroaching brush species with individual plant treatment (IPT) herbicide applications.

  • Course

    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.

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