The best ideas for the farm are often born out of necessity. Drovers has rounded up the best ranching ideas from media partner Farm Journal’s $100 Ideas contest. Read more… 

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Department of Soil & Crop Sciences talks Bermuda grass stem maggots, fall armyworms, grasshoppers and how to in this week’s ForageFax update. Read more… 

The iconic Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. brand keeps consumers craving beef with the release of its latest drool-worthy creative digital advertisement collection “Keep Sizzlin’.”

Current FOB sales of steers and heifers sold steady to 3.00 higher on light comparable sales. Trade activity and demand were moderate on a shortened holiday week. Slaughter cows and bulls not tested this week. In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were mostly 3 to … Read More

In the July 8 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, hear about the global dynamics affecting US meat trade; and how heat affects the productivity of cattle.

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service

As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July with picnics, parades, grilling a favorite dish or using fireworks, Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with outdoor activities that may cause a spark.Approximately 90 percent … Read More

Source: TAHC

The Producers Traceability Council met recently in Denver, Colorado, to discuss issues around data collection for animal identification and livestock traceability. 

The Producer
Traceability Council preliminary recommendations to the livestock industry
include the following consensus points on Database Liability. … Read More

Source: Daily Livestock Report | July 3, 2019

The rainy weather that has been a major obstacle to getting spring crops planted this year has been a boon to pasture and range conditions across most of the U.S. At mid-year, 69% of U.S. ranges and pastures … Read More

Grill some strip steaks and vegetables this holiday weekend! Read more…

Source: AgriLife Today | July 3, 2019

Texas cotton farmers whose fields survived inhospitable weather conditions early in the season are hoping for a market rally, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert said … Read More