One of the most common calls Will Moseley, Noble Research Institute wildlife and fisheries consultant, gets during late summer regarding pond management is about a pond full of dead fish, and the owner wants to know what happened. People are worried the water has been poisoned and is unsafe. … Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY | July 16, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry didn’t create major problems for Texans, but storm season is just getting underway, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said southeastern parts of the state received up to … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 16, 2019

Since July 9, 2019, anthrax has been detected on 3 additional properties in southwest Sutton County and 1 site in south-central Crockett County. The … Read More

Heterosis? Production traits? Diet? Developing a profitable herd is a balancing act. Here’s how four successful beef producers do it. -Beef Magazine Read more…

Source: AgriLife TODAY

Barbecue Summer Camp spent time discussing many cuts of beef along with the brisket. Photo courtesy of Kelly Yandell of Foodways Texas.

Barbecue season is upon us, and as the demand … Read More

Learn from a critical-care veterinarian what you should do if you suspect a snake has bitten your horse. -The Horse Read more… 

Source: USDA NASS | July 16, 2019

Warm temperatures were experienced across the state throughout the week. Scattered thunderstorms brought hail and high winds to areas of the Plains and the Blacklands. Precipitation ranged from trace amounts to 3 inches, with isolated areas in … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission and USDA APHIS – Veterinary Services

Since the first case of VSV in Texas was confirmed in equine on a Kinney County premises, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has received reports of 8 new confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis … Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY | July 15, 2019

Fall armyworms could follow rainfall delivered by Tropical Storm Barry, warns a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Pronghorn antelope near Marfa. Picture courtesy TPWD.

Fish and wildlife populations are under increasing pressure from habitat loss, invasive species, emerging diseases, and extreme weather events in Texas and throughout … Read More