Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.8 million head on May 1, 2019. The inventory was 2 percent above May 1, 2018. This is the highest May 1 … Read More

Many beef Oklahoma beef producers have suffered loss from the recent and on-going flooding statewide. The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation, a charitable arm of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, has set-up a Flood Relief Fund for monetary donations. 100 percent of donations will be distributed to ranchers who have been affected by … Read More

Source: USDA Livestock & Grain Market News | May 25, 2019

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold steady to $4 higher. Trade activity and demand … Read More

In the May 27 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Glenn Selk discusses wet hay; and Derrell Peel recaps a tough week for Oklahoma. Read more…

Interested in becoming more involved in TSCRA or the beef industry? All TSCRA members are invited to apply to serve on a policy committee and help steer the association to a bright future! The policy committees identify, study, and prioritize issues and opportunities which affect members and the cattle industry. … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association issued the following statement after S.B. 421, eminent domain reform, succumbed to a Texas House of Representatives deadline Saturday night after House conferees refused to sign a conference report:

“For years, thousands of property owners … Read More

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The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, a 30 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 30 percent chance of a below-normal season. … Read More

With four Central Texas lakes receiving upgraded zebra mussel classifications this month, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging the thousands of boaters and paddlers expected to hit the water this summer to clean, drain and dry their watercraft and equipment to help avoid spreading invasive species to … Read More

You can buy certain water-efficient and water-conserving products tax free during the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can buy. The 2019 holiday begins Saturday, May 25, and goes through Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day). During the holiday period, you … Read More