Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | March 9, 2021

Wildfire potential is increased Tuesday through Thursday across portions of the state, including the Western Plains and … Read More

The extreme winter weather that hit the southern Plains States in mid-February may have reduced bull fertility in herd sires – potentially bad news for the economic well-being of cow-calf operations. Cattle breeders should have a veterinarian check their bulls for frostbite to the animal’s scrotum and testicles as … Read More

Affected by recent winter storms and don’t know where to begin? FEMA has a few pointers on what to do first, what you’ll need to get the process started, and the best way to go about it. See the fact sheets below for more information…. Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency, Texas | March 8, 2021

 Texas agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency offers these low-interest loans to … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | March 5, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline from March 5 to April 9 for agricultural producers to apply for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program because of recent winter … Read More

Following recent destructive winter storms, Farm Credit organizations from across the state and nation have partnered to support relief efforts for rural communities and residents.

AgTexas Farm Credit, American AgCredit, Capital Farm Credit, Central Texas Farm Credit, Farm Credit Bank of Texas, Farm Credit Services … Read More

Frost starts to gather on the backs of a cattle herd near Corpus Christi. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Joe Paschal)

Source: AgriLife Today | March 4, 2021

The ice has disappeared and … Read More

Applications will be accepted through March 14

For cattle raisers financially burdened by February’s devastating winter storm and resulting power and water outages, help is on the way.

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today opened the application phase of its TSCRA Disaster Relief Fund. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, March … Read More

Snow-covered grapevines. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Sam Craft)

Source: AgriLife Today | March 2, 2021

The recent winter storm, unofficially … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | March 3, 2021

Texas’ winter/spring wildfire season is about to begin. Fire experts predict it could be a particularly active season because of La Niña this year. The weather pattern often brings drier, warmer weather and strong … Read More