Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 12, 2020

Rats thrive around households in almost any condition, but a few simple steps can help homeowners avoid contact, infestation and infection from one of the many diseases they might carry.

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North Dakota State University Extension livestock specialists warn producers to take steps to prevent cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, which can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people. While there are ways to treat a bloom that is in progress, it can be more … Read More

Chances are farmers and ranchers did not have a global pandemic factored into their 2020 cash flow statements at the beginning of the year, which means adjustments need to be made to create a more realistic picture of your financial standing. In this Managing for Profit article from … Read More

If you understand price relationships, the markets begin to tell you their secrets. Doug Ferguson, Farm Progress, explains how to use market literacy to tell what is a good sell versus a good buy. Read more at Farm Progress…

Landowners with forested acres can reap some of the most significant benefits from property improvement, creating something of a woodlands wonderland that can promote economic opportunities or just feed the urge to get back to nature, according to Oklahoma State University experts. By thinning the forest canopy, more … Read More

Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, assistant professor and Extension specialist in agricultural Law with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, says a common topic she gets many questions on is special use property tax valuation for agricultural or wildlife uses. The difference in qualifying for the special use valuation can be astronomical, … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | Aug. 7, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced changes on Aug. 7, 2020, for emergency haying and grazing use of acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). … Read More

Many Texas soils are acid soils; that is, the soil pH is less than 7.0. Soil acidity is caused by various environmental, climatic, and cultural factors. Read more at AgriLife ForageFax…

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 10, 2020

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want Texans to be aware of a large rise in mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus, especially in Dallas and Tarrant counties…. Read More

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Aug. 10, 2020

Coronavirus Food Assistance ProgramBy Amy Hagerman, Oklahoma State University Extension policy specialist

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) … Read More