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August 2012 | Herefords and Wildlife


On the Cover
Russell Graves, Childress,

Texas Prepares to Fend Off Wildlife Disease
Chronic wasting disease has been discovered in mule deer in New Mexico and far West Texas. Experts from Texas agencies responsible for managing the situation headlined the TSCRA summer meeting.

Texas Hunting Outlook
Some game species fared better than others during the 2011 drought. Clayton Wolf, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) wildlife division director, reported his agency's predictions at the TSCRA summer meeting.

Make a Difference
Two of the Lide family's ranching goals are to provide quality beef breeding stock for the commercial beef producer, and to offer quality hunting experiences for family and friends. Both of these goals rely on wise resource management.

5 Things You Should Know Before Leasing Out Your Land
Thinking about offering hunting or fishing leases on your property? Read this first.

Bull Buyer's Guide
The 2011 Bull Buyer's Guide is your best reference for your next bull purchases.


Conversations by Ellen H. Brisendine
Staying Powers

Back Page by Arthur Uhl, TSCRA Legislative and Tax Committee chair
How does the farm bill affect ranching? Very little, we hope

Rancher's Management Guide
Texas combats wildlife crime with Operation Game Thief

Member Notes by Van Baize
Operation Blue Sign

Stocker Cattle
How sorting and commingling affects stocker costs