Source: AgriLife Today

Pecan quality and quantities are exceeding early expectations, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the early pecan crop estimate was for a below-average year. But timely late-season … Read More

As the growing season comes to an end, the hay buying and selling season begins. It’s still amazing how many round bales get sold on a per bale/roll basis rather than by … Read More

Boxed beef prices are reported daily by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service and widely disseminated by media and market services, yet often misunderstood. Market experts say i… Read More

It’s felt more like winter than fall recently, so this month’s episode of our Dr. Dale on Quail podcast is an ode to the Merle Haggard tune, “If We Make It Through December.” Join Dr. Dale Rollins and Gary Joiner as they discuss the risks … Read More

Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays caught up with Don Close… Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency

The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provides assistance to eligible producers for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather, disease and attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the federal government or protected by federal law.

LIP compensates livestock … Read More

Source: USDA NASS Texas Field Office

Temperatures were mostly cool across Texas last week. Freezing temperatures were experienced mid-week in the northern parts of the state. The Plains, the Cross Timbers, the Blacklands, the Trans-Pecos and North East Texas received little to no precipitation, while rainfall in … Read More

Source: Tyson Foods | Nov. 18, 2019

Following the Aug. 9, 2019 fire that disrupted operations at its Holcomb, Kansas beef complex, Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., announced on Nov. 18 reconstruction of the facility is near completion. Efforts to … Read More

Source: USDA Livestock & Grain Market News, Amarillo | Nov. 18, 2019

Yearling steers and heifers sold mostly steady to instances $3 lower. Lightweight calves going back on wheat pastures sold with a higher undertone. Trade was fairly … Read More

Nov. 18, 2019
Cattle industry focus on animal health begins at the ranch
By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist
The U.S. beef and cattle industry has increased production and productivity in many respects in the past several decades. Total beef … Read More