West Texas cattle ranch uses prescribed fire to leave land better than they found it
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today announced Treadwell Cattle. Co, Christoval, Texas, as the winner of the Outstanding Rangeland Stewardship Award. This recognition is a joint effort between Texas & … Read More

By Sharla Ishmael

1. Read the labels first.

Before you ever load the horse in the trailer to gather cattle, be sure you have read the labels on … Read More

For the week of Aug. 17 to Aug. 23, most of the state reported from trace amounts up to three inches of rain during the past week. Producers in the Gulf Coast and East Texas were tracking tropical storms as they brewed in the Gulf. … Read More

In the midst of the pandemic and economic uncertainty, livestock auction markets nationwide protected competition and price discovery.
By Eric Grant

The night everything changed began in an unexpected way — a basketball game between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder.

It was March 11, and many folks sitting in the … Read More

As anticipated, Senate Republicans this week unveiled another round of coronavirus aid. The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools Act, or HEALS Act, was introduced on Monday. In addition to proving Congress’ aptitude for creating acronyms, the HEALS Act includes $20 billion in ag relief funding.

Also included was automatic … Read More

Portfolio management isn’t just for investments — it works for ranching, too. Jeff Geider, director of Texas Christian University’s Institute of Ranch Management, describes it as “the art and science of selecting and overseeing a group of assets and resources to meet long-term objectives.” … Read More

Each month, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association sends 18,000 printed copies of its flagship publication, The Cattleman magazine, to cattle raisers representing 6.2 million head of beef cows. Contact the association’s sales team today at [email protected]  or 800-242-7820, ext. 145, to get your cattle, products or services in … Read More

 Texas farmers and ranchers are feeling the financial hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic. Their struggle to continue providing the nation’s food and fiber brought U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to Texas this week. Perdue visited Ging Cattle Company, located in Coupland, Texas, roughly 30 miles northeast of Austin, … Read More

Baker Acres, a three-person entity, benefits from group insurance policy.
By Katrina Huffstutler

Timing is everything.

For John and Kerrie Baker, ranchers from Ozona, that’s never been more evident than in mid-February, when John required cataract surgery. Under his previous coverage — a plan typical for the self-employed — the couple would have … Read More

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominees for the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Nominations are due August 12.

Any beef producer in the U.S. who owns cattle or any importer that imports cattle or beef may be nominated. Producers and importers must be nominated by … Read More