Assignment: Texas – A Prairie in Pieces – Part 3

June 3, 2015 0
By Russell Graves Despite the bad news, acres of pristine prairie do remain. Sixty miles northeast of Dallas, nestled between Blue Ridge and Celeste, are a couple of places of ecological significance. Collin County-owned Parkhill […]

Buttercup or Primrose?

June 2, 2015 0
By Lisa Bellows, Ph.D. Buttercup?  Nope, it is a primrose.  Every year I hear someone refer to this pink beauty as a buttercup.  Botanically speaking buttercups have five petals and as you can see in […]

A Prairie in Pieces- Part 2

May 15, 2015 0
By Russell Graves Across the continent the Great Plains is a huge swath of land that incises mid-America from northeastern Mexico to the southern Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Western Great Plains […]

Texas Parsely

May 13, 2015 0
By Lisa Bellows Would you call a palatable pasture plant that contained 20% protein a weed? Most of us pay about $10 a bag for that kind of livestock nutrition. Texas parsley is a member […]

Conservation Stewardship Deadline Approaching

February 9, 2015 0
Conservation Stewardship Deadline Approaching Center for Rural Affairs offers Farm Bill Helpline to Assist Producers Short timeframe for producers to submit initial application Washington, DC – USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced the […]
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