Source: NRCS | July 24, 2019

In response to recent flooding impacting many parts of the United States, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces the availability of $217.5 million dedicated … Read More

Vaccines are a vital part of keeping all livestock healthy. Vaccines help in the prevention of disease, which results in less utilization of antibiotics due to fewer sick animals. Vaccines provide protective immunity approximately 21 days following the initial vaccination in the majority of livestock. Some vaccines may … Read More

Making and using ditch hay to feed cattle can be a good way to combat a feed shortage. It’s a common practice across the U.S., but balancing beef diets around it can be a challenge. In most cases, it’s advised to test bales for at least crude protein (CP) … Read More

Droughts are recurrent, disruptive weather events whose impacts are often compounded by extreme and prolonged heat waves. Now a new NOAA study in the Journal of Climate warns that in the already warm and frequently dry southern Great Plains and Southwest, climate change could make these “hot droughts” significantly hotter – … Read More

Whether you call them Texas horned frogs, horned toads, or horned lizards, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation wants to know where you’re seeing them. With your help, the ODWC can keep tabs on this species of great conservation need by identifying areas in Oklahoma where it is still … Read More

A lemon-garlic marinade flavors this popular tri-tip roast and pairs well with a side of grilled corn and asparagus. Read more… 


The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association would like to invite beef producers to attend free training sessions. Help raise consumer confidence by certifying that you support proper management techniques and a … Read More

Source: Zoetis US | July 23, 2019

If you’re grazing cattle in coastal areas or river bottom pastures, then your cattle may be at risk for picking up liver flukes. … Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY | July 23, 2019

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) plays a vital role in animal disease surveillance efforts, including anthrax. On average, TVMDL diagnoses two … Read More

Underneath the border of the United States and Mexico lie transboundary aquifers. Little is known about most of these aquifers or how the two countries can mutually manage these waters. Within Texas Water Resources Institute’s (TWRI) Water Sustainability Program, research scientists with TWRI and Texas A&M AgriLife Research are … Read More