Agriculture

Reference Guide for Collin County Landowners

 

Selected Publications:

Soil

Soil Properties and Quality

Soil Conservation

Water

Wells and drinking water

Wastewater and Septic Systems

  • AgriLife Publication EB-6171 – On-Site Water Treatment Systems: Homeowner’s Guide to Evaluating Service Contracts
  • AgriLife Publication L-5347 – On-Site Water Treatment Systems: Operation and Maintenance
  • Additional information on septic and other on-site sewage treatment systems may be found at https://ossf.tamu.edu/educational-materials-2/

Ponds and Pond Management

Vegetation

Pasture Management

  • AgriLife Publication SCS-2015-01 – Forage species for Texas
  • AgriLife Publication E-179 – Forage Bermudagrass – Selection, Establishment, and Management
  • AgriLife Publication E-308 Establishing Cool Season Annual Grasses
  • AgriLife Publication E-273 – Hay Production in Texas
  • AgriLife Publication EL-5456 – Restoring Native Grasslands

Brush and Weed Control

Farming

  • AgriLife Publication EHT-016 – High Tunnels for Crop Production in Texas
  • AgriLife Publication EHT-105 – Cost of Constructing a Metal Hoop High Tunnel.
  • AgriLife Publication E-244 – Installing a Subsurface Drip Irrigation System for Row Crops
  • AgriLife Publication EHT-087 – Soil Solarization

Livestock

Choosing Livestock Operations and Stocking Rates

  • AgriLife Publication B-6091 – Livestock for Small Acreage Landowners
  • AgriLife Publication E-152 – Stocking Rate Decisions

Livestock Management, Nutrition, and Health

Cattle

  • AgriLife Publication AN-010 – Texas Beef Cattle Management Handbook ($60)
  • AgriLife Publication E-348 – Recognizing and Managing Common Health Problems for Beef Cattle
  • AgriLife Publication E-470 – Managing External Parasites of Texas Cattle
  • AgriLife Publication EDL-041 – Keeping Cattle Hydrated and Healthy During a Drought

Sheep & Goats

  • AgriLife Publication EL-5094 – Monitoring Internal Parasite Infection in Small Ruminants

Horses

  • AgriLife Publication EB-6214 – Best Management Practices for Equine Disease Prevention
  • AgriLife Publication EB-5033 – Selection and Use of Hay and Processed Roughage in Horse Feeding
  • AgriLife Publication EB-6161 – Mature, Senior, and Geriatric Horses: Management, Care, and Use

Ranch Maintenance and Operations

Infrastructure, Fences, and Structures

  • AgriLife Publication EAG-029: Five Strands: A Landowner’s Guide to Fence Laws in Texas

Operating a farm/ranch business

  • AgriLife Publication E-489 – Business Entity Planning
  • AgriLife Publication E-489 – Basic Business Structures: Sole Proprietor, Joint Operating Agreements and Partnerships
  • AgriLife Publication E-492 – Business Plans for Agricultural Producers
  • AgriLife Publication E-495 – Limited Liability Companies and Corporate Business Structures
  • AgriLife Publication E-555 – Developing a Marketing Plan

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