Some American beef packing companies are adding to worker’s pay and sick leave in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For cattle feeders, Tyson Foods and National Beef Packing Co. have announced plans to increase payments for fed cattle procured from suppliers. Read the full … Read More

Source: USDA Market News | March 27, 2020

Compared to last week, hay trades are steady in all regions. Cattle and grain markets showed some signs of life this week, but hay is still being traded on an as needed basis. Many producers are … Read More

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March 27, 2020: Latest
Drought Outlook and Rainfall Forecast for Next 10 … Read More

This week’s drought summary: Storms delivered much-needed precipitation to California’s key watershed areas before soaking an area from the southeastern Plains into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys with as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain. … Read More

March 27, 2020

been another busy week for the TSCRA’s government and public affairs staff as
we continue to address the wide array of issues created by the COVID-19

In some
areas of … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | March 25, 2020

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in one horse on a Kleberg County premises … Read More

Source: FDA | March 24, 2020

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing commitment to combatting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and providing flexibility across FDA-regulated industries, the agency announced on March 24, 2020, that it intends to temporarily not … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | March 20, 2020

Photo courtesy Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

A great 2019 nesting season for wild turkeys means more young toms (or jakes) will be seen … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | March 24, 2020

Goats have become popular and profitable for producers in recent years. They can be mischievous and more difficult to manage than sheep, but they have been performing well as market prices … Read More


Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of three inches of precipitation. Some areas in the Low Plains, the Cross Timbers, the Blacklands, the Edwards Plateau, South Central Texas, South and East Texas received in excess of two to eight … Read More