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Aug. 7, 2020

Temperatures and Precipitation over the next … Read More


Map released Aug. 6, 2020 | Data valid Aug. 4, 2020

This week’s drought summary: As Tropical Storm Isaias churned through the northern Caribbean and then northward along the east coast of the United … Read More

Leaving a legacy is sometimes complicated by the unknown of who is next in line. Do you find yourself in that situation now or possibly down the road? You still have options! Farm Journal AgWeb has a summary of the benefits and drawbacks of four options. … Read More

Source: U.S. Meat Export Federation | Aug. 6, 2020

June exports of U.S. pork fell below year-ago levels for the first time this year but exports remain on a record pace in 2020, according to data released by USDA and compiled … Read More

Field research team members (from left) research associate Lisa Auckland, postdoctoral associate Italo Zecca, Ph.D., and doctoral student Edward Davila collect samples from a dog, Daisy

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Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 6, 2020

Wildfire activity has increased statewide with hot and dry conditions. This pattern of activity is expected to continue as the state moves into late summer. 

Fire environment—weather, fuels and … Read More

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $2 to $6 higher. Lightweight calves sold $8 to $10 higher. Trade activity anddemand were good. Cooler temperatures and spotty evening showers have moved across much of the area over the past week, but much ofthe Southern Panhandle is … Read More

Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The agency has released its annual August update to the Atlantic … Read More

Now is a good time to make storm preparations and double-check that your ranch disaster plan is in place. Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause flooding, high winds and severe weather far inland from the coast, and utilities can be affected for weeks. Taking steps now to prepare … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | Aug. 5, 2020

They look rather prehistoric, and they can make a pretty good smudge mark on a vehicle’s windshield. And oh boy, can they jump and eat.

Fortunately, of the more than … Read More