LX Ranch Cattle And Wildlife Pasture TourJun 11, 2012
Integrating other enterprises into a ranching operation certainly isn’t a new idea. Many ranches, for instance, have been offering hunting and other recreation-oriented leases for years. However, if you’re going to lease the hunting on your ranch, you’ll need to consider how to fold wildlife habitat needs into your grazing and brush management plans. Ken Cearley, Texas AgriLife Extension Service wildlife expert and a former rancher, led a group wearing both cowboy hats and hunting caps on a ranch tour to show how those two management objectives can be successfully combined.