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Ranch Management University set for Oct. 9-13 on Texas A&M campus

by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife

From soil management to cattle, forage and wildlife, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University Oct. 9-13 in College Station will offer a little something for everyone, according to coordinators.

The workshop will meet at the G. Rollie White Visitor Center, 7707 Raymond Stotzer Parkway on the Texas A&M University campus, said Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences associate department head and AgriLife Extension program leader, College Station. Continue reading

Wildlife Management Workshop in South Carolina

Calhoun County Extension Office with support from South Carolina Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Wildlife Management Workshop on March 28th beginning at 8:30 AM at the Tri-County Electric Co-op, 6473 Old State Road, St. Matthews SC 29135. (Approved for 6.5 hours SAF Cat. 1 CFE hours for foresters and 1 hour pesticide applicator credit for category 5.)

Topic: Farm Pond, Feral Hog, Quail, Coyote, and Beaver Management

Date: March 28th

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Texas AgriLife Extension will hold workshop on wildlife management Oct. 26

by Steve Byrnes

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Multi-County Wildlife Management and Conservation Workshop Oct. 26 at the Borden County Event Center located on the east side of Gail on U.S. Highway 180.

The program, which involves the AgriLife Extension offices in Borden, Scurry, Mitchell, Dawson, Garza and Lynn counties, will start at 8:15 a.m. with registration. The program will last from 8:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Continue reading

All Bugs Good and Bad webinar focuses on wildlife December 4

It is wonderful to have wildlife in your backyard until that wildlife damages your plants, disfigures your lawn, or invades your house.  In this webinar Dr. Scott Hygnstrom from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point will explain how to minimize problems from small mammals such as squirrels, chipmunks, moles, voles, rats, and mice.  Continue reading

Managing deer in school and business environments

Deer become a problem on the grounds of schools and other facilities when they eat ornamental vegetation or damage trees by rubbing their antlers on the bark. There are three main species of deer: white-tailed deer, which live throughout the US, black-tailed deer, distributed mainly along the Pacific coast, and mule deer, found primarily in the West.

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Careful management keeps deer numbers in check in Mississippi

Deer hunting accounts for three-fourths of the $1.1 billion in economic value that hunting generates annually in Mississippi, and hunting leases and fees can be an added source of revenue for farmland and timberland owners, says William McKinley, deer program biologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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