Source: USDA APHIS | April 1, 2019

Spring is a popular time to travel and vacation, but unfortunately, people aren’t the only ones on the move. Therefore, April has been named “Invasive Plant Pest … Read More

In the April 1 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, Derrell Peel discusses 2019 meat production and consumption numbers; and Glenn Selk explains how checking udder soundness soon after calving can be used as culling criteria.

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Livestock Wx for March 29, 2019: By the … Read More

Cattle raisers, friends and family met in Fort Worth Friday for the first full day of the 2019 Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo. Stan Bevers and Rick Machen opened the School for Successful Ranching with a talk about what they think they cattle industry will look like in … Read More

Spring calving has started or is wrapping up around much of the country and it is nearly time to turn bulls out to breed for the next calf crop. Just as important as having a bull with good genetics, is to make sure he can actually perform his job when … Read More

Compared to last week all hay classes traded fully steady as most hay has been contracted. Hay was only trickling out of the barns this time of year as the wait for new crop continued. The Panhandle pastures are in good condition after rains and temperatures warmed up to … Read More

Source: U.S. Drought Monitor

Map valid as of 3-28-19 | Data valid as of 3-26-19

Dryness and drought intensified across parts of the South, while the overall trend toward drought … Read More

xhibitors have moved in at the Fort Worth Convention Center in preparation for the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo that begins Friday morning. While finishing touches are being made to the more than 250 exhibits and booths in the Expo, cattle arrived to the demonstration area for the evening’s cattle … Read More

STX Beef is open for business. The south Texas beef packer formerly known as Kane Beef began operations this week in Corpus Christi under new ownership. All safety and operational inspections have been completed, and the company said work began at 25 percent of capacity, and operations will continue to … Read More

For American farmers already struggling to navigate the U.S.-China trade war, optimism for the spring planting season is washing away. Floods from the Mississippi Delta to the Dakotas have inundated roads and submerged fields just as Midwestern farmers should be preparing the soil to sow this year’s seeds. If land … Read More