Have
you ever wondered about the soil you are standing on, at any given spot
in the United States? Curious about what soil type it is? How about if
the soil is easy to dig? If the soil is ideal for supporting the weight
of a house or … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 25, 2019

Texas citrus growers had a difficult 2018-2019 growing season, with production down more than 20 percent, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife … Read More

Have you heard of TSCRA’s online source for goods and services offered by businesses who know ranching and ranchers? TheCattlemanBuyersGuide.com is a website designed for easy use on all devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers. Browse categories like animal health and nutrition, equipment, markets, livestock, services, … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | June 25, 2019

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas has announced the first application funding deadline of July 22, 2019 for the Environmental Quality … Read More

The Natural Resources Program (NRP) in the Texas State Comptroller’s Data Analysis and Transparency Division (DAT) develops research regarding animal and plant species that are under petition to be listed or are listed in the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

The NRP addresses vital data gaps … Read More

Packers were able to keep the market suppressed as the trade began last week at $2 back of the previous week. The downward trend of the market continued with sales earlier in the week at $110, then moving to $108-$109 later in the week in both the north … Read More

We have reached the time of year when most our pastures have settled into adequate production enabling us to graze cattle on a more frequent basis. Sometimes in pasture/grazing condition discussions three terms are used interchangeably – stocking rate, carrying capacity and stocking density. These terms are very similar in name but very … Read More

Scattered showers where experience throughout the state last week. Precipitation in East Texas ranged between 3 and 5 inches, with isolated areas reporting upwards of 6 inches. Throughout most of the state rainfall ranged from trace amounts up to 1.5 inches. Hail storms were reported in some areas of the … Read More

The Texas Supreme Court recently upheld the condemnation of a private drive in a case that tested the scope of “public” use under the Texas Constitution and the meaning of Texas Government Code 2206, which prohibits taking private property for certain economic development purposes. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, assistant … Read More

Feeder steers and heifers started the week off with a lower undertones at auctions but by the end of the week yearlings sold steady to 3.00 higher. Trade was fairly active on moderate to good demand. Summer has official begun with temperatures reaching triple digits. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00-2.00 … Read More