Source: USDA ESMIS | April 3, 2020

Compared to last report, hay trades are steady in all regions, except the South were trades were firm. According to the Texas Crop and Weather report, good rains last fall filled soil moisture profiles for much of … Read More

Source: USDA NASS Texas | Oklahoma |March 30, 2020

Weekly Summary for March 23–March 29, 2020

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Some … Read More

We rely heavily on our bermudagrass pastures and hay meadows during the summer in some parts of Texas. Often times we are disappointed with production, see a thinning of our stand and/or see disease-like symptoms. This is often times referred to as “bermudagrass decline.” We quickly … 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

Texas

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

Source: USDA Market News | March 20, 2020

Hay trades are steady in all regions. Recent drops in the cattle, grain, and global markets have had limited impacts on the hay market. Wheat pasture in the Panhandle is benefiting from the rains over … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | March 17, 2020

Wheat acres in Texas were up and facing little to no threat from pests or disease in grazing and grain fields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists.

Jourdan Bell,
Ph.D., AgriLife Extension … Read More

As temperatures rise we often start getting an itch to plant. When it comes to establishing bermudagrass from sprigs there are several things to keep in mind before you begin tilling. Read moreforagefax.tamu.edu…

For the week ending Feb. 14, 2020

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $8 to as much as $20 lower. Buyers seem hesitant as the CME and other financial markets faced massive declines throughout the week, which made their way into local … Read More

Source: USDA Market News | March 13, 2020

Compared to last report, hay trades are steady in all regions. The Panhandle and Western regions of the state received measurable amounts of moisture over the weekend and early in the week. Warmer temperatures, coupled with … Read More