SPONSORED CONTENT The Livestock Weather report for Jan. 17 takes a look at the latest seasonal outlooks for precipitation and temperatures. Livestock Wx is exclusive information on the latest weather trends and outlook for TSCRA members.

Many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Jan. 17, 18 and 22, during normal business hours. The offices will … Read More

Compared to last report, most hay classes traded fully steady, except for Alfalfa, which sold instances 10.00 lower. The decrease in Alfalfa prices mostly due to seller’s reducing prices to move hay stored in the barns to
make room for upcoming new crop. Freight of hauling Coastal Bermuda to the … Read More

Landowners in the high plains region of Texas who construct vegetative fuel breaks on their property may be eligible for reimbursement. Through Feb. 15, 2019, Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications that could result in reimbursement to eligible recipients of up to $2,500 for the cost of trees, weed … Read More

In the Jan. 14 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrel Peel explains how winter weather is affecting cattle markets; and Glenn Selk discusses preparing a calving season protocol to prepare for those difficult births.

Data valid as of Jan. 8, 2019

South: Widespread moderate to heavy precipitation (0.5 to 2.5 inches, liquid equivalent) fell across the lower Mississippi Valley and parts of the southern Great Plains for the second consecutive week. The recent precipitation during an ideal time … Read More

SPONSORED CONTENT The Livestock Weather report for Jan. 10 looks at the winter weather we’ve had so far and how it stacks up against previous records, plus get a preview of what we might expect in February and March. Livestock Wx is exclusive information on the latest weather trends and … Read More

In October 2018, several branches in the USDA-NRCS were reorganized. One of the reorganization actions involved renaming the Soil Science Division to the Soil and Plant Science Division (SPSD) to better reflect the work being done in both soil and ecological sciences. The PLANTS database team is … Read More

SPONSORED CONTENT This week’s Livestock Weather, exclusive information on the latest weather trends and outlook for TSCRA members, takes a look at the recent trend of rain and snow across Oklahoma and Texas

Heavy rains (3-8 inches, locally to 12 inches) soaked much of eastern Texas and eastern Oklahoma, with light to moderate totals (1-3 inches) falling on the central and northern Texas and the remainder of Oklahoma. Only western and southern Texas missed out on the plentiful precipitation.