Search results for: “Drought”

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    Livestock producers need to create flexible plans for dealing with drought. This publication explains the steps that should be included in such a plan, including taking a forage inventory, using...
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    When water is limited, farmers must make several difficult decisions about how many times to irrigate, when to apply the water, and how much to apply. This publication offers guidelines...
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    This publication explains how owners of private water wells can protect their well equipment and water supply when the groundwater level is low. (2 pages)
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    This publication explains how owners of private water wells can protect their well equipment and water supply when the groundwater level is low. (2 pp.)
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    ...Extension agents across the state. This course provides a brief introduction to rangeland ecology and management including topics such as brush management, drought management, grazing animal management, and plant identification....
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    When hail, drought, flooding, or untimely freezes destroy an established crop, planting an emergency alternative crop may be the producer's only hope for a profitable season. This publication helps producers...
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    ...severe drought combined with fluctuating periods of extreme, unseasonal flooding created conditions for outbreaks of diseases and pests that, under normal conditions, do not kill trees. The solutions to these...
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    Mesquite can be a difficult brush species to control as it is hardy, drought-tolerant, and easily adapts to rangelands. This Brush Busters publication walks readers through methods for controlling mesquite....
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    Huisache are drought-tolerant, competitive, shrub-like trees that can be difficult to control. This Brush Busters publication walks readers through methods for controlling huisache. (2 pages)
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    Livestock grazing is a tool for managing economic and climatic risks. Overgrazing increases a producer's risk should drought occur or market prices decline. This publication explains the importance of leaving...