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How do I qualify for an Agricultural Tax Exemption...

In order to qualify for an agricultural tax exemption, the primary usage of the land must be agriculture and it must be used to the intensity of other agricultural properties in the area. In return for the tax exemption, the property is devoting the next five to seven years to agriculture. Although the primary usage of the land must be agriculture, the owner does not have to make majority of their income from farming or ranching. Examples of agricultural usage would be cultivating crops, raising livestock, and raising exotic animals. However, feeding the indigenous deer or harvesting native plants would...
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How do I qualify for a Wildlife Tax Exemption?

In 1995, Texas Voters passed legislation to allow landowners to convert their currently agricultural exempt property to a wildlife exemption in order to help allow for breeding, migration, and population for human usage. In order to qualify, landowners must meet three out of the seven qualifications. The qualification are habitat control, predator control, erosion control, providing water, proving food, providing shelter, and making census counts to monitor population. In order to register for a wildlife tax exemption, your property must be an agricultural exempt property for at least a year prior. This means that the year before you file as...
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High Fence Properties

A lot of people wonder how can a high fence property benefit them. There are various benefits of these types of properties. The first advantage is that you do not have to deal with neighbor influence. With higher fenced properties no one can climb your fence and cut a hole in it in order to shoot your game. You don’t have to worry about anyone bothering you. Another advantage is being able to keep track of your very own deer population. You know exactly how many deer you have and how many you need to keep in order to keep your...
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Texas Fish and Wildlife Department

There are various ways to get involved in the Texas Fish and Wildlife Department. The various features allow for there to be something everyone can do to get involved or help. The first way to get involved is to donate money to the Texas Fish and Wildlife Department. The money will help them with keeping their state parks up and running as well as other priority conservation and outdoor recreation needs in Texas. You can choose to donate to any department, like the Texas Game Wardens, Nature Wildlife and Endangered Species, and many more. Another way to get involved is...
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