Ranchers Agriculture Leasing Workshop is now an online course.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer its award-winning Ranchers Agricultural Leasing Workshop as an online course available anytime.

“Given the popularity of our live … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 1, 2020

In addition to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many
individuals and families are also having to deal with unexpected
financial concerns.

“For many people, the situation has been just as difficult — … Read More

Source: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association | March 27, 2020

The Beef Checkoff program and fifteen grassroots-led state beef councils won a major court victory today when the United … Read More

The Texas Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in a case involving a spider bite. That may sound strange, but it is an important case for rural landowners when it comes to liability for injuries caused by wild animals. -Read more at the Texas Ag Law Blog… … Read More

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

March 22, 2020

Record meat supplies in 2020

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

Disruptions
in normal activities due to COVID-19 have produced a surge in at-home
food demand.  Recent reports indicate a … Read More

Source: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association | March 14, 2020

There is a great deal of uncertainty about the ongoing impact of Coronavirus, its impact on the beef industry and the United States as a whole. At this time, it’s impossible to measure the full … Read More

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

March 16, 2020

Beef supply chains impacted by COVID-19

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

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue made clear his position on mandatory country-of-origin labeling on beef in his State of the Rural Economy testimony before the House Agriculture Committee last Wednesday. Mandatory COOL “is not going to happen unless we want to do a billion-dollar litigation damage with … Read More

The Texas Supreme Court recently reversed two lower court decisions in Southwestern Electric Power Co. v. Lynch, involving a question of the allowable width of a general easement. Although both the trial court and appellate court sided with the landowner and would limit the width of the easement, … Read More