Source: Jan. 15, 2021 | Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced it is awarding approximately $1.5 million to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) to fund three additional … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | Jan. 13, 2021

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral swine as part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Dec. 24, 2020

When it comes to “wild pig wars,” John Tomeček, Ph.D, has been leading the charge in Texas. Now he’s been tapped to take his leadership skills to the national level as the chair-elect of … Read More

What kind of value do you place on your trips afield with good friends and good dogs? Ever wondered how much you spend in pursuit of your passion?  In this month’s podcast, Dr. Dale visits with his colleague, Dr. Jason Johnson, Extension Economist for Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service. The … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Dec. 17, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has designated Lake Buchanan, located west of Burnet and north of Inks Lake in the Colorado River Basin, as “infested” with invasive zebra mussels. … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | Dec. 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is changing its approach to fight the emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation that has spread through much of the United States. The … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Dec. 8, 2020

While winter in Texas is often synonymous with spending dawn and dusk in a deer blind, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) wants to remind hunters of the various upland and … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Nov. 20, 2020

In April, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received test results confirming that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV) was found in several species of wild rabbits in Texas. Since June, TPWD, … Read More

Translocation of wild quail is a hot topic nationally, and increasingly so in Texas. To learn more about translocation, this month’s episode of the Dr. Dale on Quail podcast features Becky Ruzicka, a doctoral student at Colorado State University. Becky has been involved with RPQRF since 2011 and recently completed her … Read More

Black vultures play an important role in our overall ecosystem. These birds consume and dispose of animal carcasses. However, when their feed supply becomes limited, they will resort to killing live animals, such as newborn calves. Dr. Katie VanValin, assistant extension professor, University of Kentucky, explains how they tackle … Read More