Category Archives: Rangeland Management
Bennett Trust Women’s Natural Resource Conference. For more information please visit: http://bennetttrust.tamu.edu/
AgriLife Extension offers new livestock guardian dog publication. Download the Livestock Guardian Dogs publication (pdf)
…doesn’t only mean growing grass.
How prescribed burning mitigates wildfires.
Recommended calls to make prior to implementing prescribed burns in Texas.
Differences among head fires, back fires, and flank fires.
Recommended equipment for implementation of prescribed burns.
Appropriate attire to wear on a prescribed burn.
How to properly mix drip torch fuel for prescribed burns.
Recently burned areas improve wildlife habitat conditions.
How prescribed burns improve forage quality and quantity for grazing livestock.
Prescribed Burn Associations are dedicated to promoting the safe implementation of prescribed burns.
Tools to record fire weather measurements and importance of taking frequent weather measurements.
Texas producers talk about the role of fire on their beef cattle operations.
Prescribed burn techniques to implement within certain situations and under distinct weather variables.
How native Texas plant communities evolved with frequent fire.
Where to find a fire weather forecast and how to interpret fire weather descriptions.
Common tools on a prescribed burn to improve fire safety and control.
The role of fire in native Texas vegetation and plant communities.
An overview of grazing leases in Texas.
Key steps to planning and implementing a prescribed burn, while avoiding liability.
Use of radios and cell phones on prescribed burns and how to identify burn units.
Proper techniques to adjust and utilize a drip torch on a prescribed burn.
Maintenance and in the field management for drip torch performance issues.
View the different options for individually treating brush in reseeded sites.
Determine the best time to plant and what to expect after planting.
View the different parts of a typical native seed drill. Learn the steps to calibrate the drill before seeding.
Determine the seeds to include and how to come up with the ideal, diverse mix that will be successful on your South Texas property.
Become familiar with labels on a seed tag. Protect your investment by storing and handling seeds correctly.
Preparing the seedbed correctly will increase the likelihood of seed germination and a successful planting in South Texas.