You can’t go wrong with grilled onions and lean ground beef cheeseburgers. Read more…

TSCRA Special Ranger James Bennett, District 27, reports the theft of a 2007 Polaris RangerⓇ UTV, VIN no. 4XARH50A172364617, from a property in Schertz, northeast of San Antonio. Anyone with information is urged to contact Special Ranger Bennett at 361-350-6510 or the Operation Cow Thief tipline at 888-830-2333.

Forage-producing areas of the state appear to be experiencing a bumper crop of weeds. Weed issues, especially in forage-producing areas like East, Central and southeast Texas, started late last year as drought reduced hay production. Drought was followed by untimely rain that prevented planting cool-season forages such as ryegrass, winter … Read More

Mindy Brashears, deputy undersecretary for food safety at the USDA, says there is still a lot to learn about cell-cultured, lab-grown meat. Brashears says the companies developing the cell-cultured products have not yet provided data for USDA to analyze. “There’s a lot of information that we don’t know. Like, from … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Texas wingshooters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-20 hunting seasons, with minimal changes over last year’s schedule.

The only change … Read More

As you use animal health products, keep in mind your ability to correctly use products determines its ability to perform. Human error is often responsible for the perceived failure of an animal health product. Improper storage and handling, not following the label instructions and insufficient biosecurity practice can make a … Read More

Windy conditions remained in most of the state. The Low Plains, the southern High Plains, the Trans-Pecos and the Lower Valley received little to no precipitation. Rainfall in the rest of the state ranged from 0.5 to 3 inches, with areas in the Cross Timbers getting upwards of 5 inches. … Read More

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has published online the 2018 Texas Agricultural Custom Rates survey of regional and state rates charged for custom agricultural operations. A survey was distributed to select farmers, ranchers, landowners, as well as custom operators across Texas. An online version was also available to the … Read More

Compared to last week feeder steers sold steady to $4 higher in Texas. Trade was active on good demand. Slaughter cows and bulls $1 to $2 higher with active trade and good demand. In the Texas High plains grain markets the bulk of bids were mostly unchanged to 1 centers … Read More

In the April 22 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel talks April feedlot inventory; and Glenn Selk discusses the complications of using artificial insemination during very hot weather.