Advance planning for severe weather is a must, especially for older adults. (Photo by Todd Johnson, Agricultural Communications Services)

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Tornado season during the COVID-19 pandemic may bring changes in sheltering

Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | April 3, 2020

Amidst COVID-19 concerns, Oklahomans have another concern this time of year — tornado season. … Read More

Source: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association | March 19, 2020

In response to the ongoing efforts to provide relief to Americans impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane issued the following statement: … Read More

March 20, 2020

This
week, of course, all eyes remain focused on the developing COVID-19,
coronavirus, pandemic.

As
predicted, almost all government resources are being devoted to managing the national
crisis at hand. Texas and … Read More

As we slide into spring, a few storms are inevitable for many areas of the state. There are tools available on the web to keep you informed so that you can prepare.

Visit and bookmark the following websites and resources now so you’re … 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

It’s never too early to start thinking spring storms in Texas and Oklahoma! Preparing for a tornadoes, high wind, hail, flooding and power outages now can help speed up the disaster recovery process later. 

Visit the following sites for more information on how to prepare, what … Read More

Source: NRCS

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas is taking applications through Feb. 15, 2020, for floodplain easements through the Emergency Watershed Protection Floodplain Easement Program (EWPP-FPE). The program’s focus is to provide landowners with another option for frequently flooded properties such as agricultural fields, forested land, fallow … Read More

Governor Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. Read the full declaration at gov.texas.gov>>

In parts of Texas experiencing severe droughts, some ranchers are finding there is practically no grass left for cattle to graze on.