Feb. 3, 2020

Cyclical herd expansion over; record beef production in 2020

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

The latest cattle report issued by USDA confirms that cyclical herd expansion in the U.S. is … Read More

Ready. Set. Go! Just like that, my husband I were in the cattle business. A shared passion of ours flourished into a reality few are fortunate enough to experience. Even so, with the excitement our new venture brought sitting down to discover what exactly what we wanted to … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has joined the world of podcasting!

Want to take TSCRA Talk along with you? Download episodes (or even better, subscribe!) via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify or Stitcher.

Episode 2: Cattle raisers … Read More

Interested in becoming more involved in TSCRA or the beef industry? All TSCRA members are invited to apply to serve on a policy committee and help steer the association to a bright future! The policy committees identify, study, and prioritize issues and opportunities which affect members and the cattle industry. … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Hal Dumas,  District 21 in southeast Texas, reports 2 calves missing from a property in Robertson County. The white heifer calf and black bull calf both weigh about 500 pounds, each, and were last seen on Aug. 26. The bull calf had a yellow ear tag. Anyone … Read More

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has provided an update on equine infectious anemia (EIA) cases in Dallas County horses, the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Sept. 19. There have been three cases of EIA in Dallas County, Texas, horses since June. Equine infectious anemia is a viral disease that … Read More

Over the past year, farmers and ethanol advocates alike have pressed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be more transparent when it comes to Renewable Identification Number (RIN) waivers for small refineries. Today, EPA recognized that concern and created a handful of new sections on their website to ‘increase transparency’ … Read More

The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board will invest about $40.5 million into programs of beef promotion, research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communications during fiscal 2019, subject to USDA approval. Read more…

Fall aftermath grazing helps cows increase their conditioning and be better prepared for winter and next year’s calving and breeding. Read more…

In this week’s Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel discusses this year’s opportunities for winter wheat grazing; and Glenn Selk talks growing bred replacement heifers. Read more…