Many areas of the state experienced warmer temperatures last week. Dry conditions prevailed across most of the state, but precipitation ranging between 0.5 and 1.5 inches was reported in the Upper Coast and the Coastal Bend. There were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Cattle was rated in fair to good … Read More

Compared to last report, alfalfa sold steady to 5.00 lower. Coastal Bermuda sold steady to 10.00 higher. Supply of hay was light to moderate on moderate to good demand. Alfalfa prices declined as producers are cleaning out barns anticipating new crop. The panhandle is in need of moisture to benefit … Read More

Uncertainty
continues to swirl around Kane Beef Processors. Some 725 workers at the south
Texas beef processing facility have been furloughed since last week after a
deal to sell the company fell through. Following the collapse of the private
sale, Kane Beef asked the court for permission to sell the company at … Read More

According
to the Daily Livestock Report for Jan.
4, 2019, extreme temperatures last week affected the flow of cattle and hogs
into processing plants but they also appeared to affect product sales from
packers to end users. As the weather worsened, many folks stayed at home at
restaurants were shuttered. Packers appeared to … Read More

In the Feb. 4 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel talks beef market data; and Glenn Selk dives further into reducing the risk of calf scours, this time focusing on how to build a young immune system that is more able to … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Troy McKinney, District 11 in North Texas, reports 4 bulls missing from a property near Gainesville in Cooke County. The Angus bulls are 18 to 24 months old, have a star inside a circle brand on the left hip and were last seen on … Read More

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health
Inspection Service (APHIS) seeks public comment on a draft environmental
impact statement (EIS) that analyzes the impact of efforts to suppress
populations of grasshoppers and Mormon crickets from 17 States in the
western United States (Arizona, California, Colorado, … Read More

Thanks to a less than ideal growing season for many parts of the U.S., hay supplies were already meager going into the winter-feeding season. As supplies begin to run low, rationing forage inventory becomes a key factor in making sure there will be enough hay to meet … Read More

Colder than normal temperatures made their way into the South, with most of the region having temperatures 3-6 degrees below normal for the week. Most of the region was dry, but above-normal precipitation was recorded from southern Texas up into Louisiana and Arkansas, with departures of up to 1.50 inches … Read More

SPONSORED CONTENT The Livestock Weather report for Jan. 31 covers the next 7 days of warmth in the Southern Plains and if there’s any relief from the cold snap in the North. Livestock Wx is exclusive information on the latest weather trends and outlook for TSCRA members.