Source: Texas Department of State Health Services | June 27, 2019

The Texas Department of State Health Services is sharing steps people can take to protect … Read More

Fire is an important process in the ecology of native plant and animal communities, especially in uplands. Most plant and animal communities in the Great Plains and eastern forests evolved with fire. In many situations, land managers can use prescribed fire to manage native plant communities, wildlife habitat, … Read More

Source: North Dakota State University | 6-24-19

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people.

“The growth … Read More

Source: USDA NASS | July 1, 2019

Texas experienced warm temperatures and scattered thunderstorms throughout most of the state last week. Precipitation in East Texas and the Gulf Coast ranged … Read More

Clint Perkins, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Agent, Tyler, says he has received several phone calls about grasshoppers over the past several days. That means it’s that time of year to start thinking about treating hay meadows, pastures and around houses. Thus far Perkins says he’s seen quite … Read More

Cattle activity in and around a stream causes erosion, sediment build-up, and an increase in water pollutants. To help them get to the other side while protecting the stream, put in a crossing. Add exclusion fencing along the stream bank to provide the best results. -Successful Farming -… Read More

Who owns the bulls in a beef cow lease? Who gets the cull cows value? Who owns the replacement heifers? All these questions and more are answered in this BEEF Magazine blog from Harlan Hughes on fair cow leases. Read more… 

Source: USDA Livestock & Grain Market News | July 1, 2019

Week ending June 29, 2019: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00 higher. Trade … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

July 1, 2019

Lower carcass weights moderate beef production

by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is considering implementing a plan that would quarantine Caucasian and yellow varieties of old world bluestem grasses. The old world bluestems are an invasive species that have threatened all but 3 counties in the state, and pose a threat to survival of the state’s native … Read More