TSCRA Special Ranger Hal Dumas, District 21 in Central Texas, reports the theft of a utility trailer, welder, and 12 head of cattle, most with brands, from properties in Limestone, Robertson and Burleson counties. 

Limestone County: Black 5×10 utility trailer with a white tool box on … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 22, 2019

Since the July 16, 2019, update, anthrax has been detected on 1 premises in northwest Kinney County … Read More

The word fire can strike fear for farmers and ranchers. Whether it’s a large outbreaks of wildfires, in a barn, or just a brush pile—fire precaution can’t be stressed enough. Hay, straw and stockpiled forage are expensive and flammable as a self-combustible fire source and fuel for stray … Read More

In every ecosystem around the world there are potentially hundreds of living species that can be affected by a change in that ecosystem, whether it’s natural or man-made. What can be good for the survival of one species might have detrimental effects on another species, so a critical balance … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University

Earlier flooding rain has displaced a lot of wildlife, including snakes. Fortunately, the snakes do not want to be any closer to humans … Read More

Sources: USDA Cattle | USDA Cattle on Feed

According to the USDA-NASS cattle reports released on July 22, all cattle and calves in the U.S. on July 1 totaled 103 million head, unchanged from the 103 million head on July 1, 2018. The 2019 calf crop is expected to be … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 19, 2019

Since the last vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) update on Friday, July 12, 2019, the Texas Animal Health Commission … Read More

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

Consumers crave beef for its taste; yet they also value the variety, versatility, convenience and strength-providing nutrients it provides, whether for quick occasions or a sit-down meal. But how do shoppers’ choices vary by geography? Considering cuts, grinds, product type and quality grade, this month’s article on Beef. It’s What’s … Read More

Source: USDA Market News | July 22, 2019

Feeder steers and heifers sold mostly steady to $2 higher; some instances $7 higher earlier in the week coming off last week’s highs. Trade was fairly active on good demand. The area is … Read More