SPONSORED CONTENT By the N#mbers is exclusive information from Livestock Wx on the latest weather trends and outlook for TSCRA members. This week’s report takes a look at the latest seasonal outlook and the evidence for a cool, wet summer.

TSCRA Special Ranger Derek Helmke, District 3 in Central Oklahoma, reports the theft of a saddle and boots from a ranch house near Allen in Pontotoc County. Stolen was a Jeys Saddlery tan saddle with 15-inch seat, a “12-15-18” stamp on saddle horn and a brand on the housing. Multiple pairs of Leddy’s … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | June 18, 2019

The loss of available forage for livestock is an economic hardship for Oklahoma producers, whether … Read More

USDA announced June 20 it is offering $75 million in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) in a joint effort with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The 2018 … Read More

Corn chowder is a great way to use up leftover smoked brisket! Read more… 

Planning and preparation can help you get the right kind of cattle and supplement them at the critical times. -Farm Progress Read more… 

According to the latest reports, farmers are likely to forgo planting millions of acres in corn and soybeans. Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel says that will and is currently having impacts throughout the entire beef supply chain from feedlots down to stockers and cow/calf producers. … Read More

A case from the Tyler Court of Appeals back in 2017 recently caught the attention of Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, assistant professor and Extension specialist in agricultural Law with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Hare v. Longstreet offers a good reminder that the way one sets up a bank account can … Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY | June 18, 2019

The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a … Read More

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) has proposed a study to look into the feasibility of implementing a livestock dealer statutory trust. This type of trust would reduce the buying capacity of livestock dealers leading to a negative impact on market prices for all livestock sellers throughout … Read More