A reward of up to
$1000 is being offered for information on the shooting of a black heifer on
April 25 in the Novice area of CR 484 in Coleman County. Anyone with
information on this case is urged to contact TSCRA Special Ranger Joe Roberts
at 325-669-1427 or the Operation Cow … Read More

Pre-order
your 2020 FWSSR tickets NOW for the inaugural year in the new Dickie’s Arena!
TSCRA members will still be able to order tickets starting in November, but our
allocated block is limited and goes very quickly. The best way to ensure you
don’t miss out is to preorder through the FWSSR’s … Read More

February exports of U.S. pork and beef fell below last year’s levels while lamb exports trended higher, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). February beef exports declined 6 percent year-over-year to 94,885 mt while value was down 3 percent to $581.6 … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS

RVs, UTVs and other vehicles that have been parked for a while can harbor pests or egg masses, which, if not removed before being moved, can begin infestations in new areas.

THE THREAT… Read More

Sorghum acres are expected to decrease amid excellent growing conditions because of an ongoing trade dispute. The U.S. Department of Agriculture prospective plantings report estimated 1.35 million grain sorghum acres to be planted in Texas in 2019. Texas sorghum producers planted 1.55 million acres in 2018 following a USDA projection of … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Joe Roberts, District 16 in West Texas, reports a black heifer shot on April 25 in the Novice area of CR 484 in Coleman County. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Special Ranger Roberts at 325-669-1427 or the Operation Cow Thief tipline at 888-830-2333. 

Let’s dig deeper! We celebrate Soil Stewardship Week because soil is the building block for the ecosystems that support livestock operations, timber production and wildlife habitat. Put simply, soil is life! The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, Association of Texas Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Texas Wildlife Association … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 28, 2019

Aedes aegypti mosquito

Homeowners beware, mosquitos are on the move.

Dr. Mike Merchant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist, Dallas, said temperatures are … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | April 30, 2019

TPWD picture of giant salvinia courtesy Larry D. Hodge

Recent vegetation surveys conducted … Read More

Source: USDA NASS Southern Plains Regional Field Office | 4-29-19

A strong storm system affected East Texas, the Blacklands, the Cross Timbers and parts of the Low Plains, South … Read More