Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 4, 2020

Cotton producers in the Rio Grande Valley took a devastating hit from Hurricane Hanna, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Other row crops like corn and sorghum … Read More

The quality of hay available for beef cattle feeding programs this winter is expected to vary widely, making hay testing a good investment in nutritional risk management, according to Oklahoma State University experts. Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University emeritus animal scientist, says hay fields in most areas of … Read More

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

Aug. 3, 2020

Beef demand and macroeconomics

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

Ad graduate students, Merritt Drewery and Kyle Weldon, collect duodenal samples from a Brahman steer. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)

Source: AgriLife Today | July … Read More

Invasive brush can decrease forage productivity for livestock or decrease brush diversity valuable for wildlife habitat.  Most ranchers find themselves constantly considering options for brush management, weighing not only the cost and effectiveness, but also when they can find the time to complete the treatments. As temperatures continue … Read More

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

July 27, 2020

Industry snapshot: USDA cattle inventory and cattle on feed reports

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State … Read More

Source: USMEF | July 17, 2020

Since 2015, indirect exports of corn and soybeans through beef and pork exports has been the fastest-growing category of corn and soybean use, delivering critical … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | July 16, 2020

Expanding drought conditions and sporadic rainfall across much of Oklahoma mean livestock and forage producers need to be wary of the potential for … Read More

July 20, 2020

Boxed beef prices sag under growing supply and summer doldrums

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

The Choice boxed beef price dropped to $200.47/cwt. last Friday, July 17, 2020; … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 14, 2020

Texas pecan producers reported mixed crop expectations as they entered an important part of the growing season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension … Read More