Saturday, July 22, 2017

Preventing Saddle Theft

When cattle prices are high, a rise in cattle theft and other agricultural-related crime such as saddle theft accompany the good market. In 2014,...
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 CenterThe Round Top area has a large palette of native Texas plants...
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Texas Horned Lizards

Few species conjure up visions of the southwestern United States quite like the horned lizard. With its spines, this flat-bodied lizard fits perfectly in...
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Make Your Yard Friendly to Butterflies

Butterflies are desirable additions to our landscapes. They are colorful and interesting. In South and Central Texas, we have a large number of butterfly...

Rural Real Estate Buyer Advice

Expert Advice for Rural Real Estate BuyersCollectively, our panel of experts (Roger Chambers, Cathy Cole, Grover Hillbolt, Pam Langord and Sandy Reed) has 125...
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...

The Bald Eagle in Coastal Texas

The bald eagle, our national emblem, is one of the most charismatic birds in Texas. It’s a species that people will stop to watch;...
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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...

Branding Livestock Best Means of I.D.

by Kristin Hawkins Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers AssociationFire branding livestock has been used since ancient times to prove ownership because it works, said Larry...

The Rambling Boy, Fence Law in Texas

Fence Law in Texas Fences and fence lines have caused so much trouble in the Big Bend over the years that I was pleased to...