Monday, April 24, 2017
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Easy-to-Grow Fruits

Apples and peaches are the king and queen of fruits, but they are also among the most difficult to grow in Central Texas. It’s...
Round Top landowners can protect against trespass using purple paint.

Protecting Against Trespass

Thanks to the unusually high rainfall that much of Texas received earlier this year, it’s a good bet your stock tank is full of...
Turk's cap native plant adapted to Round Top TX

Round Top’s Native Texas Plants

by Calvin R. Finch, PhD Horticulturist and Director Texas A&M Water Conservation and Technology Center The Round Top area has a large palette of native Texas plants...
Marking equipment helps prevent theft and aid recovery

Seven Theft Prevention Tips for Landowners

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s (TSCRA) 30 special rangers, stationed throughout Texas and Oklahoma, are busy handling cases involving millions of dollars of...
Roses are favorite landscape plants.

Xeriscape Roses

Roses are a favorite landscape plant. Most modern roses are hybrid tea roses offering a huge selection of varieties in every imaginable color. Hybrid...
Bobwhite quail populations are declining across Texas.

Bobwhite Quail

One of my greatest childhood memories was visiting my aunt’s dairy in north Texas and listening to the distinctive call of the bobwhite quail....

Branding Livestock Best Means of I.D.

by Kristin Hawkins Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Fire branding livestock has been used since ancient times to prove ownership because it works, said Larry...
White-tailed deer benefit from wildlife tax valuation

Qualifying for Wildlife Management Tax Valuation

by Meredith Longoria Conservation Initiatives Specialist Texas Parks and Wildlife Department A landowner’s ability to manage property for wildlife habitat as an agricultural practice is unique to...