Excessive stockpiling puts others at risk Posted in: Columns There is a difference between purchasing in preparation for a home stay and the excessive stockpiling being seen in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Excessive stockpiling by some has left nothing for others. “Families want to be as prepared as possible ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!