Kaleb McLaurin, TSCRA’s executive director of government and public affairs, had another busy week traveling across the state to talk with cattle producers.

Tuesday, he attended the Hill Country Cattle
Women’s meeting in Fredericksburg to provide a policy update and talk
about some … Read More

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After several residents voiced their concerns Wednesday, The Woodlands Township approved the hiring of a special consultant to develop a game plan to reduce the feral hog population. The consultant will be paid $25,000.

Source: USDA Market News

Jan. 24, 2020

Compared to last week hay trades are mostly steady to firm. Demand for high quality horse/dairy quality hay is very good, which has caused that market to firm up as we move farther into the feeding season. Cow and grinder type … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Jan. 23, 2020 | Data valid Jan. 21, 2020
This Week’s Drought Summary
Pacific weather systems migrated across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) in a fairly westerly jet stream flow during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. East of the Rockies, they tapped Gulf of Mexico … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Tommy Charbula, District 24 in the Gulf Coast region, reports a bull missing from a property near Damon in western Brazoria County. The 3-year-old Charolais bull was last seen on Dec. 10 and has a 7UP brand on the left side and … Read More

John Sharp sent Harvard’s president an open letter calling for an investigation into Harvard scientists whose actions he said “are false and harmful to Texas A&M University and its faculty.” Read about it at The Texas Tribune…

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas on Jan. 22, 2020. Producers in Bee, Gillespie, Goliad, and Live Oak counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … Read More

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Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger HD Brittain, District 19 in West Texas, reports 8 head of cattle missing from a property in Brown County. The five unmarked and unbranded black cows and three black Brangus bulls were last seen in July 2019. The bulls possibly have number … Read More