Administrators and officials from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) gathered Sept. 19 in an empty field just north of the Amarillo campus to break ground on the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine. The turning of dirt symbolized the culmination of years of … Read More

Intense late-summer heat and acute short-term dryness led to a sharp increase in drought intensity and coverage across central portions of the region. Excessive heat (95-102°F) and pronounced short-term rainfall deficits (30-day rainfall totaling locally less than 10 percent of normal) heightened evapotranspiration rates and soil moisture losses, resulting in … Read More

With the probability of extensive rain and flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, Texans should take measures to prepare their houses, farms and ranches for what may come. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Disaster Education Network has a page for flooding resources.

Even if you don’t live in North Texas, Giving Day is a great time to support the Cattle Raisers Museum and Foundation’s mission to preserve the rich heritage of ranch life and advance the future of the livestock industry in the Southwest for present and future generations. The … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Comanche, Cotton, Jackson, Kiowa, and Tillman counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency … Read More

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced two significant leadership changes: Colin Woodall will now serve as the association’s new chief executive officer and Ethan Lane was also named to serve as vice president of government affairs. Woodall managed NCBA’s efforts in Washington, D.C., for more than … Read More

The folks at Beef Loving Texans have a recipe generator if you’re just not sure what to make for dinner. Select from different beef cuts and ingredients to find your match!

SPONSORED CONTENT The latest exclusive report for TSCRA members from the folks at Livestock Wx. Freeport has observed nearly 20” of rainfall from T.S. Imelda and moisture will continue to pushing north over the next week.

Source: AgriLife Today

For students studying animal science, interactive gaming can now help introduce concepts of working with cattle, before they’ve even stepped foot in a pen or pasture.

Nicholas Free, animal science senior at Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences didn’t grow … Read More

Source: https://today.agrilife.org/2019/09/17/texas-crop-and-weather-report-sept-17-2019/  

Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted, and despite fewer acres, projections are … Read More