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By Becky Bolinger… Read More

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, a 30 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 30 percent chance of a below-normal season. … Read More

With four Central Texas lakes receiving upgraded zebra mussel classifications this month, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging the thousands of boaters and paddlers expected to hit the water this summer to clean, drain and dry their watercraft and equipment to help avoid spreading invasive species to … Read More

You can buy certain water-efficient and water-conserving products tax free during the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can buy. The 2019 holiday begins Saturday, May 25, and goes through Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day). During the holiday period, you … Read More

Source: USDA Market News | May 24, 2019

Compared to last report, hay traded fully steady on light to moderate demand. Unusually wet year for the Panhandle has local … Read More

Much of Oklahoma and parts of Texas to the Lower Mississippi Valley were wetter than normal this week, but southern and eastern portions of the region were drier than normal. Parts of north central Tennessee and western and southern Texas have been drier than normal for the last 60 to … Read More

Source: NCBA

Testifying on behalf of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Kansas cattle producer Debbie Lyons-Blythe recently delivered a clear message at a U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on climate change.“The U.S. cattle industry is proud of its history as stewards of our nation’s … Read More

Source: Ohio State Beef Cattle Newsletter | May 22, 2019

by Dwane Miller, Penn State Extension Educator, Agronomy

Whether you’re taking the crop as haylage or dry hay, it’s important to pay attention … Read More

Source: Texas State Comptroller’s Office

This story by Spencer Grubbs is from the May 2019 edition of … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 22, 2019

Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to spring rain delays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

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