Author Archives: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Safe Handling During Showmanship

Video 9 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

The Texas 4-H Rabbit Project

Video 8 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Rabbit Project Opportunities

Video 5 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Rabbit Facilities

Video 3 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Possible Disqualifications of Rabbits for Show

Video 7 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Posing Rabbits for Show

Video 6 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Handling and Holding Rabbits

Video 4 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Evaluation of a Rabbit’s Fur

Video 2 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Checking Rabbits for Ear Mites

Video 1 – Texas 4-H Livestock Education Series

Wildfire Mitigation

How prescribed burning mitigates wildfires.

Who to Contact Before Burning

Recommended calls to make prior to implementing prescribed burns in Texas.

Types of Fire Behavior

Differences among head fires, back fires, and flank fires.

Sprayer Rigs

Recommended equipment for implementation of prescribed burns.

Protective Clothing

Appropriate attire to wear on a prescribed burn.

Proper Fuel Mix

How to properly mix drip torch fuel for prescribed burns.

Prescribed Burns Effects on Wildlife

Recently burned areas improve wildlife habitat conditions.

Prescribed Burns Effects on Livestock

How prescribed burns improve forage quality and quantity for grazing livestock.

Prescribed Burn Associations

Prescribed Burn Associations are dedicated to promoting the safe implementation of prescribed burns.

On-Site Weather

Tools to record fire weather measurements and importance of taking frequent weather measurements.

Landowners Perspective on Prescribed Burns

Texas producers talk about the role of fire on their beef cattle operations.

Ignition Techniques

Prescribed burn techniques to implement within certain situations and under distinct weather variables.  

Historic Role of Fire

How native Texas plant communities evolved with frequent fire.

Fire Weather Forecast

Where to find a fire weather forecast and how to interpret fire weather descriptions.

Fire Tools

Common tools on a prescribed burn to improve fire safety and control.

Fire Application

The role of fire in native Texas vegetation and plant communities.

Grazing Leases

An overview of grazing leases in Texas.  

Baked Turnip Fries

Learn how to create this healthy alternative to French fries.

Keeping a Healthy Pantry

Tips on how to keep a healthy pantry.  

How to Measure Ingredients

Learn how to measure ingredients for cooking.

Grain Fed Beef vs Grass Fed Beef

Grass Fed vs Grain Fed Ground Beef with explanation.