Archive for the ‘News & Updates’ Category

Texas Sets Dove, Teal Seasons

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with dates and bag limits finalized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department this last week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved the 2014-2015 Texas dove season, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide, and a 16-day early teal and Canada goose […]

Keeping Critters Out

Friday, June 20th, 2014

There are few things more frustrating to a gardener than to lavish weeks of care on your vegetable plants, bringing them to the brink of harvest—only to have them munched, trampled, or otherwise ruined by hungry wildlife. Fortunately, there are ways to fight back and protect your crops. Here are some methods for keeping deer, […]

New Online Draw Hunt System

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The Public Hunting Program is launching a new online-only drawn hunt system for 2014-2015 hunts. Starting in early July, you can search for hunts by category and location, apply for hunts and check drawing status, all online.
Drawn Hunts offers affordable hunting experiences on public lands in more than 24 different hunt categories, including eight Youth Only hunt categories. This includes […]

Getting the Most Benefit from Your Spring Forage

Monday, April 7th, 2014

We all look forward to spring, when the trees bud, the birds sing and the grasses are that beautiful, rich green. It’s a time when nature can help undo some of the damage that bad weather, low-quality forage—and yes, even less than perfect management techniques—may have inflicted on your herd.
Spring pastures deliver the maximum levels of […]

Purina SuperSport

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Purina® SuperSport™ amino acid supplement is scientifically formulated and demonstrated in published research to support:

RECOVERY: More rapid recovery of muscle cell integrity after exercise to help horses bounce back faster.
PERFORMANCE: Increased exercise capacity for higher performance over a longer period of time.
MUSCLE MASS: Supports muscle development for a more athletic body type.

Feed Form: Pellets
Recommended For: Top Equine Athletes of all […]

10 Things to Consider When Purchasing Plants

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Spending some time preparing and planning for your garden will pay off in the end.  Consider these tips before purchasing plants for your garden.

1.    Know your zone:  What garden zone do you live in?  Understanding your garden zone will help determine what plants will thrive in your environment,and which you should stay away from.

2.   […]

How to Prune

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Ask any landscaper and they’ll agree: pruning your plants is an essential part of healthy landscaping. Pruning does, however, require a degree of skill. STIHL is here to help, with tips on how to properly identify plants and prune them to their fullest growing potential.

The purpose of pruning is to:

Improve flowering, fruit and foliage.
Remove dead, […]

Green Grass – Approach with Caution

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Spring has sprung and green pasture is coming on like gangbusters in most parts of the country. For most of us, this is good news because green grass relieves some pressure from searching for quality hay at a reasonable price. Of course, with the rising cost of fertilizer, it may be hard to decide which […]

Spring Pasture – Laminitis and Colic

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

It’s been a long cold winter and we are all looking forward to spring.  It’s time to get out of the indoor arena, to hit the trails again or start legging up for the summer show season.    Unfortunately, the long-awaited changing of the seasons can spell danger to horses on pasture. But by being aware […]