All hay traded fully steady on light movement. Most of the state received rainfall in some cases heavy rainfall which deterred producers from accessing their fields and caused flooding. In the Panhandle, pastures are in good condition after the rain. Little to no supplemental feeding is needed but new crop … Read More

Two different storm systems brought welcome precipitation to the South. Early in the period, central and eastern Texas received widespread moderate to heavy rains that erased much of the short-term D1 and D0 in Central Texas. The few areas that received less than an inch of rain, or where 60- … Read More

Source: Bloomberg | April 24, 2019

Walmart Inc. is getting into the beef business.

The nation’s biggest grocer has partnered with a Texas cattle rancher and other industry-related businesses to provide a steady … Read More

By Stan Smith, Ohio State University Extension PA, Fairfield County | April 24, 2019

If there was ever a year to focus on hay quality over quantity, weather permitting, this … Read More

Source: Texas Water Resources Institute | Texas Water JournalVolume 10, Number 1 – March 25, 2019 | … Read More

You can’t go wrong with grilled onions and lean ground beef cheeseburgers. Read more…

TSCRA Special Ranger James Bennett, District 27, reports the theft of a 2007 Polaris RangerⓇ UTV, VIN no. 4XARH50A172364617, from a property in Schertz, northeast of San Antonio. Anyone with information is urged to contact Special Ranger Bennett at 361-350-6510 or the Operation Cow Thief tipline at 888-830-2333.

Forage-producing areas of the state appear to be experiencing a bumper crop of weeds. Weed issues, especially in forage-producing areas like East, Central and southeast Texas, started late last year as drought reduced hay production. Drought was followed by untimely rain that prevented planting cool-season forages such as ryegrass, winter … Read More

Mindy Brashears, deputy undersecretary for food safety at the USDA, says there is still a lot to learn about cell-cultured, lab-grown meat. Brashears says the companies developing the cell-cultured products have not yet provided data for USDA to analyze. “There’s a lot of information that we don’t know. Like, from … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Texas wingshooters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-20 hunting seasons, with minimal changes over last year’s schedule.

The only change … Read More