TSCRA Special Ranger Marvin Wills, Dist. 15 in Central Texas, reports the theft of a flatbed gooseneck trailer from a property near Axtel in McClennan County some time between Oct. 14 and 16. Missing is a black 24-foot Landmax gooseneck flatbed trailer with dual axles but single wheels, license plate … Read More

The Texas Cattle Feeders Association elected new officers during their 50th Annual Convention held Oct. 8-10 in Amarillo. Jason Peeler of Floresville will serve as chairman of the board; Levi Berry of Happy as chairman-elect; and Paul Defoor of Amarillo as vice chairman.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Oklahoma Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Executive Director, Lyndal Stoup, reminds producers that FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers. During fiscal year 2017, Oklahoma FSA obligated $318 million in loans to … Read More

In this week’s edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel discusses the growing cattle inventory and what it could mean for stockers; and Glenn Selk talks managing bulls in multi-sire pastures

This week TSCRA government and public affairs staff continued to monitor numerous topics up for debate in Washington, D.C., including trade, guest worker programs and tax reform proposals. TSCRA will continue to engage on these issues, and others, to protect the interests of cattle raisers. Staff also attended several ranch … Read More

The Ranching 101 scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Buffalo has been canceled. Please contact TSCRA at 800-242-7820 with questions.

SPONSORED CONTENT: This week Livestock Wx’s exclusive content for TSCRA members discusses Texas and New Mexico temperatures. Also be on the lookout for an update on the status of La Niña next week.

The average value for U.S. pastureland rose 1.5 percent this year to $1,350 per acre, according to the USDA 2017 Land Values Summary reported in August. The new value reflects an increase of $20 per acre from 2016 and a record high since the USDA began keeping records. By comparison, the … Read More

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced this week that more than $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing approximately $8 billion in … Read More

In Oklahoma, one-class improvements were rendered to the depiction in northern and eastern portions of the state based on the reception of ample precipitation (generally 1-3 inches, but 5 inches or more was noted in southern Osage and Pawnee Counties). In contrast, in southeastern Oklahoma, some deterioration was noted in Atoka … Read More