Many landowners have been contacted by solar energy developers seeking to lease land for projects. In her latest Texas Ag Law Blog post Tiffany Dowell Lashmet shares 2 extremely practical resources to help with deciding if a solar project is right for you and tips on negotiating the … Read More

Source: USDA FSA | July 18, 2019

A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on … Read More

In the July 8 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, hear about the global dynamics affecting US meat trade; and how heat affects the productivity of cattle.

Source: TAHC

The Producers Traceability Council met recently in Denver, Colorado, to discuss issues around data collection for animal identification and livestock traceability. 

The Producer
Traceability Council preliminary recommendations to the livestock industry
include the following consensus points on Database Liability. … Read More

Who owns the bulls in a beef cow lease? Who gets the cull cows value? Who owns the replacement heifers? All these questions and more are answered in this BEEF Magazine blog from Harlan Hughes on fair cow leases. Read more… 

Have you heard of TSCRA’s online source for goods and services offered by businesses who know ranching and ranchers? TheCattlemanBuyersGuide.com is a website designed for easy use on all devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers. Browse categories like animal health and nutrition, equipment, markets, livestock, services, … Read More

Feeder steers and heifers started the week off with a lower undertones at auctions but by the end of the week yearlings sold steady to 3.00 higher. Trade was fairly active on moderate to good demand. Summer has official begun with temperatures reaching triple digits. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-2.00 … Read More

Are the employees working on your farm or ranch there to help care for your animals? Do their goals align with your business? Unfortunately, it’s a common strategy for some animal rights activist organizations to have individuals go “undercover” on farms to record videos that can be taken out of … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | June 18, 2019

The loss of available forage for livestock is an economic hardship for Oklahoma producers, whether … Read More