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

By by Meena Venkataramanan for The Texas Tribune | July 27, 2020

Arthur Uhl III has been ranching for 30 years and routinely has the same lament: “It doesn’t rain enough.”

Uhl, who works on his family’s … Read More

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Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 24, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Armstrong, Bailey, Castro, Deaf Smith, Hale, Lamb, Parmer, Randall, and Swisher counties who suffered losses due … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 16, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is requesting feedback from the public on a new suite of potential harvest regulation options for blue and channel catfish. The goal is to … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released July 23, 2020 | Data valid July 21, 2020

This week’s drought summary: High pressure dominated the southern half of the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Upper-level weather systems … Read More

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $1 to $4 higher. Trade activity was moderate on moderate to good demand. Pop-up thunderstorms across the Panhandle brought much-needed moisture to those fortunate enough to get it and cooled off temperatures. Supply included: 87% feeder cattle (55% steers, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 16, 2020

Texas A&M AgriLife Research entomologists have seen an increase in kissing bugs collected in multiple regions of the state this year. The insects carry a parasite that can cause potentially fatal Chagas disease … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 21, 2020

Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during 2020, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts…. Read More

Each month, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association sends 18,000 printed copies of its flagship publication, The Cattleman magazine, to cattle raisers representing 6.2 million head of beef cows. Contact the association’s sales team today at [email protected]  or 800-242-7820, ext. 145, to get your cattle, products or services in … Read More