Texas Feeder steers and heifers recouped some of the losses and traded $1-$4 higher. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. Most of the trading area received some much-needed rain that also cooled off the triple digit temps. Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady. Oklahoma Feeder … Read More

Aug. 26, 2019
Fall and winter stocker grazing prospects
By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist
By late August some wheat producers are looking ahead to fall and winter grazing prospects. Much of Oklahoma has received rain the past … Read More

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Source: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation | Aug. 23, 2019

Opening day of dove hunting season is Sept. 1, just over a week away. And the Oklahoma Department … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Joe Aguilar Jr., District 29 in far South Texas, reports 17 head of cattle missing from a property 30 miles north of Laredo on Highway 83. The 17 head of crossbred steers are branded with a JO on the left hip. Anyone with information is urged … Read More

In Texas, hay trades were mostly steady to firm on small square bales of premium quality hay. Grinding quality hay was $10 to $15 lower, as feeding breakevens continue to tighten. Trade activity was moderate to good. Hay production continued with most producers finishing their second cutting … Read More

The United States is in the thralls of summer, and with that can come heat, flash droughts, and occasional, if not frequent, thunderstorm activity. Several areas of the U.S. experienced extreme heat this past week, particularly notable across much of the South and in the East. In Texas, there … Read More

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Aug. 15, 2019

NOAA released its 3-month seasonal outlooks Aug. 15 for September-October-November. NOAA is expecting temperatures … Read More

PECOS, Texas — A stolen $80,000 forklift has been recovered thanks to an investigation by Deputy Sam Cobos of the Reeves County Sheriff’s Office and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Clay McKinney.

The investigation began Aug. 2, 2019, after a representative from Kumatsu Southwest — a Carlsbad, New … Read More

Source: US Trade Representative’s Office Aug. 02, 2019

The United States will be able to nearly triple its annual duty-free exports of beef to the European Union (EU) over the next 7 years under a new agreement signed last week.

American … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University Extension | Aug. 2, 2019

Horses are one of a number of animals that can be affected by vesicular stomatitis. Oklahoma recently experienced its first confirmed case of the viral disease since the 1990s. … Read More