Source: Jan. 15, 2021 | Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced it is awarding approximately $1.5 million to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) to fund three additional … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency

Jan. 18, 2021

High grain price impacts on the cattle industryBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Snow fell across different parts of Texas last week. But it didn’t do much to help drought conditions in the South Plains region. After a dry 2020, farmers and other agriculturists hope for more precipitation this year. Read and listen to the full story at … Read More

Developing and sticking to a savings plan will help Oklahomans meet their financial goals.

Source: Oklahoma State University | Jan. 15, 2021

The start of a new calendar is a great time to look more … Read More


Map released Jan. 14, 2021 | Data valid Jan. 21, 2021

This week’s drought summary: Storms continued to take aim at the Pacific Northwest this week, bringing multiple rounds of heavy rain along the coast and … Read More

Source: NOAA/NIDIS | Jan. 12, 2021

NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) has launched the redesigned U.S. Drought Portal ( to better serve stakeholders, decision makers, the media, and the public.

The new … Read More

Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to $2 lower. Trade was fairly active on moderate to good demand. Feedyards were hesitant to buy cattle as corn prices have increased throughout the week. The area received several inches of much needed moisture with the snow … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | Jan. 13, 2021

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral swine as part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control … Read More

Albertsons Cos Inc on Tuesday raised its annual projections for earnings and comparable sales, betting that consumers will cook more meals at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and extended work-from-home orders. A resurgence in coronavirus cases in the United States has led shoppers to stock their pantries and … Read More

It was an extraordinary year for weather and climate events in the U.S.: The nation endured an unprecedented 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020. A record number of named tropical storms formed in the Atlantic, with a record 12 making landfall. The nation also had its most active wildfire year … Read More