E-629: Controlling Brush with Herbicides to Increase Ranch Profits
brush control information sheet

210550, 15; 232550, 85;
Email: rk-lyons@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-629

Electronic download only.  Managing noxious brush and weed species using herbicides can improve forage availability and enhance ranch profitability by increasing the livestock carrying capacity of native pastures. This publication takes 3 typical pasture scenarios and applies the Financial and Risk Management (FARM) Assistance model to evaluate the economic impact a rancher may expect from using herbicides to reduce brush encroachment. (7 pp., 4 tables, 1 figure)

By: Megan Clayton, Mac Young, Robert K. Lyons, Steven Klose