Data valid as of Jan. 8, 2019

South: Widespread moderate to heavy precipitation (0.5 to 2.5 inches, liquid equivalent) fell across the lower Mississippi Valley and parts of the southern Great Plains for the second consecutive week. The recent precipitation during an ideal time … Read More

SPONSORED CONTENT The Livestock Weather report for Jan. 10 looks at the winter weather we’ve had so far and how it stacks up against previous records, plus get a preview of what we might expect in February and March. Livestock Wx is exclusive information on the latest weather trends and … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger John Cummings, District in southeastern Oklahoma, reports the theft of 31 bred cows from a property 1 ½ miles north of the Bryan County line on Atoka County. Sometime after Jan. 4 a thief or thieves cut a fence to steal 30 polled … Read More

In these early days of 2019, it is a good time to stop and take stock of where the beef industry is currently in regard to the economics of beef production. According to Kansas State University Ag-Economist Dr. Glynn Tonsor, things have gone well for … Read More

Ground beef Italian-style sausage is stuffed with mozzarella cheese and baked in dough for a light meal or tasty appetizer. Read more… 

Producers should be alert to an increase in fraud and schemes. Criminals are targeting agriculture producers posing as legitimate buyers and sellers of livestock, hay, equipment and other agricultural products.

Avoid doing business with anyone that randomly contacts you, especially with an email or … Read More

According to a report compiled by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, farming and ranching ranks as one of the most dangerous … Read More

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Jan. 8 an extended deadline for agricultural producers to apply for payments under the Market Facilitation Program as provided by the trade mitigation program administered by USDA. The original deadline had been Jan. 15, 2019, but farmers have been unable … Read More

Texas’ top three elected leaders are looking to show a united front as the 2019 legislative session begins — and start fresh after the drama of last session. The so-called “Big Three” — Republicans Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and newly elected House Speaker Dennis … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Tommy Charbula, District 24 along the Gulf reports the theft of a Kubota skid steer and several attachments from a property outside of Rosharon in northern Brazoria County sometime after Jan. 1, 2019. Missing are a Kubota skid steer model SVL75-2, serial 32217; a Kubota … Read More