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 publication discusses physical characteristics of the two major species in western Texas–ashe juniper and redberry juniper.

Publication

This curriculum resource reflects the content of the Home Site Evaluation CDE, based on the rules adopted by the Texas FFA in 2012.

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

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.

Program

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

Courses

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

This course, designed for both landowners and lessees, addresses the legal and economic issues surrounding grazing, hunting and livestock leases. Topics addressed include average cash lease rates, common payment structures, legal issues, and key terms to be included in lease agreements.

Course

This course provides producers with details on various grass species that are adapted to Texas and can be utilized as forage (pasture, hay, baleage or silage).

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

  • Publication

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

  • Course

    This course, designed for both landowners and lessees, addresses the legal and economic issues surrounding grazing, hunting and livestock leases. Topics addressed include average cash lease rates, common payment structures, legal issues, and key terms to be included in lease agreements.

  • Course

    This course provides producers with details on various grass species that are adapted to Texas and can be utilized as forage (pasture, hay, baleage or silage).

  • Publication

    This publication discusses physical characteristics of the two major species in western Texas–ashe juniper and redberry juniper.

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