Nebraska Cattlemen is working to assist cattle producers affected by a recent blizzard and historic flooding by launching a disaster relief fund to collect monetary donations. If you would like to donate hay, feed stuffs, fencing materials, volunteer help, equipment, or if you are seeking assistance, please call … Read More

According
to the USDA NRCS Water and Climate Update weekly report, the winter of 2018-19
was the wettest ever for the U.S. Record-setting snow fell in the West and
upper Midwest, culminating in the second-wettest February on record. Meanwhile,
steady rainstorms crossed the Midwest with 19 states having a top 10 wettest
February … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS| March 19, 2019

Gary O’Neill, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Oklahoma, is reminding producers that have been affected … Read More

Recent heavy snow and flooding have wreaked havoc for the livestock industry across the Midwest, causing damage and losses for countless producers. Nebraska Cattlemen is working to assist cattle producers impacted by natural disasters by launching a disaster relief fund.

Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for the 60 Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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As spring unfolds around Texas, so does the rain. Making decisions on when to move cattle from flood-prone areas can take a bit of planning, so it helps to have flood forecast tools on hand. The National Weather Service (NWS) uses river forecast models to estimate the amount/level of water … Read More

It’s never too early to start thinking spring storms in Texas and Oklahoma! Preparing for a tornadoes, high wind, hail, flooding and power outages now can help speed up the disaster recovery process later. 

Visit the following sites for more information on how to prepare, what … Read More

Winter storms and cold weather can impact animal health as well as human health. Winter storms can be stressful to livestock. Wind chills and prolonged cold increases their need for shelter, food and water. Prepare now to protect your livestock and pets during winter storms. The Texas Animal Health Commission … Read More

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

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