As a cattle raiser, it’s sometimes hard to imagine the efforts and money being put forth to destroy our livelihood and way of life. To combat the attacks on animal agriculture, it’s critical to try to understand the tactics used by animal rights groups to secure your property and your … Read More

Tiffany Lashmet, a specialist in agricultural Law with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, kicksoff a three-part series on taxes this week on the Texas Ag Law Blog. She will focus on three federal taxes that arise frequently for farm and ranch families when it comes to estate planning: the … Read More

The role of absent landlords—who live long distances from the land they rent out to farm or ranch operators—has captured the interest of policymakers and academics seeking to understand their role in farmland management and other aspects of local economies and resource management. In response to a congressional … Read More

The choice to join the family company is a point of pride for parents and grandparents because it represents the continuation of a legacy. But sometimes people join the family business for the wrong reasons, and over time, they and their family members become miserable. … Read More

Forage Planning for the Next Year

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist

The latest Drought Monitor shows that drought is significantly worse now than at the same time last year with 63 percent of the country now … Read More

April 12, 2021

Update on Beef Export Markets

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

Beef exports have evolved significantly in recent years in a very dynamic environment of global politics and trade … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | Feb. 2, 2021

Even working under a tight calendar, farmers and ranchers are used to making quick financial decisions when conditions are right. Plant between thunderstorms? Take advantage of an equipment sale?

When … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | March 2021

USDA recently launched a new website for producers to find information on heirs’ property.

Heirs’ property is family owned land that is jointly owned by descendants of a deceased person … Read More

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

March 29, 2021

Potential Drought Impacts on Cattle MarketsBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

As April … Read More

A recent case from the Austin Court of Appeals offers a good discussion of the language necessary to reserve mineral rights when selling property. Catch more info in the latest Texas Ag Law Blog from Tiffany Lashmet. Click or tap here to read more at the Texas … Read More