TSCRA Special Ranger John Cummings, District 5 in northeast Oklahoma, reports two black heavy-bred cows shot and killed in a pasture near Claremore sometime after Sept. 18. Anyone with information is urged to contact Special Ranger Cummings at 918-342-0888.

TSCRA Special Ranger Tommy Charbula, District 24 … Read More

There’s lots of chatter in cattle circles about fair markets. But commodity markets don’t grade on a curve. Read more at BEEF Magazine…

Stop culling cows and start marketing them to improve your bottom line. Selling cows in poor condition brings the least amount of money, but getting them in better condition takes forage management and sometimes feed. -Beef Producer Read more at farmprogress.com…


This week’s drought summary: Rapidly intensifying “flash drought” — attributed in part to extreme late-summer heat — continued to afflict many areas from the lower Midwest and Mid-Atlantic States to the Gulf Coast. Conversely, heavy to excessive rainfall associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda … Read More

Source: USDA

Sept. 27. 2019

All hay classes traded mostly steady. Trade activity was moderate to good with a large variety on the market this time of year. A lot of variation of quality of hay with some hay being rained on. The Panhandle received much needed rain … Read More

KTAB News in Abilene talked to TSCRA Special Ranger Kenny Murchison about the rash of scammers targeting Texas ranchers, and how you can prevent becoming a victim. Click here to read the story or see video below.

Source: U.S. Trade Representative’s Office

The newly-signed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement will provide America’s farmers and ranchers enhanced market access in our third largest agricultural export market. When implemented, this agreement will enable American producers to compete more effectively with countries that currently have preferential tariffs in the … Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY

Hay airdrop effort assists 4,500 head of stranded cattle in Texas

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Imelda, which affected several Southeast Texas counties with high winds and flooding, employees of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Cooperative Extension Program of Prairie View … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have partnered to coordinate chronic wasting disease (CWD) post-mortem sample collection trainings in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos. As part of the … Read More

Meat and potatoes, Cuban-style. Read more at www.beeflovingtexans.com…