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Texas has experienced three significant dry periods in a decade, affecting the availability and cost of roughage for feeding horses. Texas is home for an estimated one million head of horses, and owners are interested in stretching hay supplies and use of a alternative roughage sources.

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Horses affected by fires are stressed and their feed needs to be managed appropriately.

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Research shows that how the house is built, the characteristics of the adjacent vegetation and routine maintenance often determine which homes burn and which survive. The purpose of Living With Fire is to provide homeowners with wildfire threat reduction recommendations developed by Nevada’s firefighting experts. This program also provides suggestions about what to do during and after a fire.

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Source:  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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Homeowners are the first line of defense when it comes to protecting homes and communities from wildfires. The actions you take to mitigate the risk on your property before a fire occurs can make all the differences.

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Wildfire can strike anywhere, anytime. Homes surrounded by brush, trees, or even grass can be quickly overtaken by wildfire. Homeowners can take these precautions to save their property.

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