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



This 2-page publication covers the identification and control of grassbur in pastures and hayfields.


In addition to general suggestions for herbicides used to control brush and weeds on Texas rangelands, this publication provides information on the levels of control expected. (36 pages)


This publication cites research showing that attractive, proximate parks containing natural features can reduce the everyday stresses of urban life. (2 Pages)


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.

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.


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.


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



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.


This course covers updated regulations, gives an overview of brush pile burning procedures, and describes several tools used to effectively manage smoke from a burn.


This course will provide new landowners with education on wildlife, livestock, forages, and land stewardship to help them learn basic land management concepts as they begin to make decisions about their land.

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!

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