As far as technologies go, body condition scoring is one of the most useful and least expensive. No computers, no scales – you don’t even have to pen your cows to apply it. Body condition scoring is not difficult and it can be used to monitor supplementation and grazing management … Read More

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Nov. 2 that USDA is investing $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure improvements to help create jobs and support economic development in 27 states, including Oklahoma and Texas.
“These significant investments will help develop and maintain modern, reliable electric infrastructure that businesses and … Read More

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TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier, Dist. 4 in northeastern Oklahoma, reports 61 heifers missing from a pasture east of Lenapah in Nowata County since Oct. 12. The bred heifers weigh approximately 1000 pounds, each, are black or black with white faces, have a 6 brand on left shoulder and yellow … Read More

TSCRA has once again teamed up with the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo to offer TSCRA members free grounds admission for the full 23-day run of the 2018 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Each membership is eligible to receive two grounds passes. Members can also purchase tickets to … Read More

Did you know that this year’s enrollment period for individual health insurance is only 45 days? Act now to take advantage of open enrollment for individual health plans from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, for a Jan. 1, 2018, effective date. You may also be a candidate for a group … Read More

Save time and money on your cow herd this fall and winter, by doing one simple task—body condition score (BCS) your herd each month to monitor forage needs. Producers often focus on the calves at weaning, but it is also a good opportunity to identify condition and health of your … Read More

This year’s Quail Roadside Surveys in Oklahoma show a decline from last year in the number of observed birds. But last year was one in which rainfall, temperature and habitat all combined to create ideal conditions for quail reproduction, resulting in a tremendous quail crop.

Cool temperatures and wet weather created prime conditions for fall armyworms and major problems for forage producers around the state. Recent temperature drops and rainfall across much of the state after a dry, warmer September and October created conditions for the pest to emerge. 

Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reminding folks that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots Nov. 6 to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2017 FSA County Committee elections. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA office by Dec. 4, 2017, to ensure their vote is … Read More