Ag Publications

Hemp Q&A

Initial Questions & Texas Legislature. March2019.doc 

Major Questions for a Texas Industry. July2019

Critical Questions for Texas Farming. July2019

Summary of Typical Hemp Info. Meeting. July2019


Armyworm Fact Sheet 2018

Twany (Rasberry) Crazy Ant, Nylanderia fulva

Rasberry Crazy Ant control_fact_sheet

Fever Tick Situation Report

Managing External Parasites of Texas Cattle

Fire Ant Management



Weed Management in Pastures and Forages



What Texans Need To Know About ZIKA Virus – General information about Zika, what causes it, whether you should be worried, and how to stop it. This fact sheet can be used by agents as background information for radio/TV programs.

Mosquitoes and the Diseases They Transmit –Provides an overview of all important disease carrying mosquitoes in Texas.  Revised in 2016. This fact sheet provides some in depth  background information for County Agents about mosquitoes and disease.

For an overview of all the mosquito control options available to consumers, including hiring a professional.  Advantages and disadvantages of each option are listed, including what we know and don’t know about the many products out there. Great background information to prepare agents to talk about mosquito management. See DIY Backyard Mosquito Control 

YouTube videos on mosquito control around the home.  Short videos by Dr. Mike Merchant review general mosquito control options, tips for personal protection, stopping mosquitoes at the front door, and treating mosquito breeding sites in the backyard.


High Tunnels for Crop Production in Texas

High Tunnels for Crop Production in Texas

Specialty Crops for High Tunnel Production in Texas


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The walnut caterpillar feeds on a wide range of woody shrubs and deciduous trees in the walnut family (Juglandaceae). Its primary hosts include pecan, black walnut, English walnut, Japanese walnut, Persian walnut, butternut, and hickory. Click the link below if you are interested in learning more about the walnut caterpillar.




The cover_termiteFormosan subterranean termite is widely regarded as our most destructive termite species and are continuing to expand their known range in Texas. Click the link below if you are interested in learning a bit more about these insects.



mosquito sucking blood from human handMosquito Training Flyer


Myth Busting Cattle Climate Change and GHG Production

Tightly woven fall webworm webFall Webworm



Deer in the wild


Wildlife Management and Property Tax Valuation


soil in shovel


Testing Your Soil


Mealybugs on a green stem





Dirt with a planter filled with plant and a garden rakeCornell has developed a nice table listing disease resistance of many vegetables varieties.

As an example, this link is for summer squash:

If you scroll to the end of the page on that link, you can view tables for other crops. Crops listed in these tables are either hybrids or open pollinated.  Hybrids are not GMOs. By the way, the new scientific name for GMO (genetically modified organism) is GE (genetically engineered).

Cattle Fever Tick

Sivanto™ prime (Directions For Use)

Seven Things Every Small Producer Should Know (Beef Cattle)

Wildfire Impacts on Surface Waters

2016-17 CEA Vaccination Program

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