With a little smoked brisket these easy tacos go great with any salsa flavor. Get the recipe at www.beeflovingtexans.com.

Fall is one of the best times for managing perennial and biennial weeds in pastures or other areas in grass. As perennial weeds prepare for the upcoming winter, they move energy reserves from shoots to their rhizomes and roots. Systemic herbicides applied at this time are translocated along with the … Read More

NCBA’s Kent Bacus discusses a new trade deal with Japan that should level the playing field for American beef producers in the latest Beltway Beef podcast.

Kochia, a kind of tumbleweed, has long been associated with the Texas High Plains, but its abundance is starting to alarm Texas A&M AgriLife officials as regional producers are experiencing challenges controlling kochia as herbicide resistance is mounting. Muthu Bagavathiannan, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research weed scientist in the Texas … Read More

Source: By Natalie Jones for Drovers

You keep looking to beef quality, maternal and feed efficiency for herd improvement. What about docility? Research says it may have more impact than you realize.

A study by Gordon Carstens’ team at Texas A&M University with feedlot … Read More

A Denver man convinced investors to give him tens of millions of dollars for his cattle trading and marijuana businesses, luring them with promises of steep returns. The problem? Mark Ray owned almost no cattle. And his state-licensed marijuana business was deeply in debt, according to settlement … Read More

Source: Source: Texas Agriculture Law Blog | Sept. 30, 2019

by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet

A recent case from the Corpus Christi Court of Appeals, Chapa v. Arrellano, caught my attention and offers the chance to talk through some important reminders for anyone purchasing land.


In August 2017, Chapa purchased a piece of … Read More


The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas is taking applications through Nov. 15, 2019, for floodplain easements through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program Floodplain Easement (EWPP-FPE).

The program’s focus is to provide landowners with another option … Read More

Monarch butterflies undertake an incredible multigenerational migration from Mexico to the northern U.S. and Canada and back again every year. But their numbers have plummeted. Wondering what you can do to help monarch butterflies in Texas and beyond? These resources can help you help monarchs go the distance.

Source: Michigan State University Today

Michigan State University and Michigan Department of Natural Resources scientists are testing a faster, more accurate way to screen and diagnosis chronic wasting disease, or CWD, in deer. The three-year, $900,000 project, funded by both institutions, will use RT-QuIC, a technology … Read More