About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources (TXJANR) is a refereed journal published on-line by the Agriculture Consortium of Texas (ACT). The ACT is composed of Texas Universities, Community, and Junior Colleges offering degrees in agriculture or natural resources.

These universities are Abilene Christian University, Angelo State University, Prairie View A&M University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Sul Ross State University, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas State University, Texas Tech University, and West Texas A&M University.

These community and junior colleges are Blinn College, Cisco Junior College, Houston Community College, Kilgore College, McLennan Community College, North Central Texas College, Northeast Texas Community College, Odessa College, Trinity Valley Community College, Vernon Regional Junior College, and Western Texas College.

The TXJANR publishes articles of recent research work, either descriptive or experimental in nature. Articles from the various disciplines of agriculture and natural resources will be published in the Journal subsequent to critical peer review and approval of the editorial board. Articles submitted for publication in the Journal are to report on work done in Texas or are relevant to Texas agriculture by university personnel and their associates. No article is to be submitted for review if the manuscript is under consideration by another journal or magazine. Articles are to be written with critical research analysis but in a style that is easily understood by professional agriculturalists and resource managers. Publication charges are $50 per journal page for ACT members and $100 per page for non-ACT members with a minimum charge of $150 per article.

Publication Frequency

This journal is an annual publication that is updated throughout the year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Sources of Support

The Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources' Associate Editors are:

Dr. Mike Salisbury - Angelo State University

Dr. Andy Laughlin - Lubbock Christian University

Dr. Candis Carraway - Stephen F. Austin State University

Dr. Stanley Kelley - Sam Houston State University

Dr. Rob Kinucan - Sul Ross State University

Dr. Chris Skaggs - Texas A&M University

Dr. David Kattes - Tarleton State University

Dr. Tina Cade - Texas State University

Dr. Carlos Villalobos - Texas Tech University

Dr. Lance Kieth - West Texas A&M University

Dr. Bob Williams - Texas A&M Commerce 

Dr. Greta Schuster - Texas A&M Kingsville

Dr. Jim Carpenter - Abilene Christian University 

Journal History

The Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources is a refereed journal published online by the Agricultural Consortium of Texas (ACT). The ACT is composed of Texas universities, community colleges, and junior colleges offering degrees in agriculture or natural resources.

The TXJANR publishes articles of recent research work, either descriptive or experimental in nature. Articles from the various disciplines of agriculture and natural resources will be published in the Journal subsequent to critical peer review and approval of the editorial board. ARticles submitted for publication in the Journal are to report on work done in Texas by university personnel and their associates. No article is to be submitted for review if the manuscript is under consideration by another journal or magazine. Articles are to be written with critical research analysis but in a style that is easily understood by professional agriculturalists and resource managers. Publication charges are $50 per journal page for ACT members and $100 per page for non-ACT members with a minimum charge of $150 per article.