No More Carbon Paper for TSCRA Insurance Services

Watch for your next TSCRA Insurance Services premium notice to arrive in your mailbox in a regular business envelope, stamped with a big red “IMPORTANT” on the front. Read more…

Toney Hurley joins TSCRA as special ranger for District 12

Toney Hurley has joined the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) special ranger force, serving District 12. Special Ranger Hurley came to TSCRA after serving 21 years with the Hopkins County sheriff’s office as deputy sheriff and chief criminal investigator. Read more…

TDA Market Recap, July 2, 2012

For the week ending June 30, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were uneven, from $8 lower per hundredweight (cwt) to $3 higher. Texas direct feeder cattle prices were down $8 to $10 compared to two weeks ago. Oklahoma City was $3 to $4 lower on feeder cattle and steady to $3 lower on calves. Steady to lower fed cattle and beef markets, dry pastures, early drought-related sales in some areas and variable quality were all factors impacting markets last week. The fed cattle cash trade was mostly inactive for the week with only 482 head of confirmed cash sales at prices unchanged from a week ago. Read more…

White House pushes biofuels on Navy over lawmaker objections

The Obama administration is putting another $62 million into its bet that biofuels can power the Navy, rankling many lawmakers who say the programs are wasteful. Read more…

Introducing the North American Meat Association

National Meat Association and the North American Meat Processors Association jon to form the North American Meat Association. Read more…

USDA to expand testing for illegal drug residues in meat

USDA FSIS to enhance consumer safeguards with expanded testing for illegal drug residues in meat. Read more…