Night operations on the Buffalo Creek Wildfire in Mills County (courtesy of Steven Carter, Texas A&M Forest Service)

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Feb. 15, 2020

Significant wildfire activity has increased … 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

Unlike the other crowd pen designs, the Budbox, named after the originator, Bud Williams, is unique in how it makes our idea the animals’ idea so they willing do what we want, whether going up the chute to the squeeze, up the loading dock into the truck, through … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 14, 2020

Clayton Wolf, a 27-year veteran of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), has been named chief operating officer (COO).

Wolf, previously the wildlife division director, joined TPWD … Read More

When it comes to selling cattle in a normal year, it’s good to have a marketing plan. In a year when there is a global pandemic, it’s a must. Nevertheless, just knowing when you’re selling and where you’re going to be selling are just the tip of the … Read More

Industry professionals evaluate the pros and cons of creep feeding spring-born calves during the summer grazing months. Read more at BEEF Magazine… 

The complicated world of beef demand was a hot topic before the pandemic hit and has since become even more discussed among both consumers and economists. Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist explains a recent demand research study in today’s Beef Buzz with Radio Oklahoma Ag … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 10, 2020

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) held a regularly scheduled commission meeting by live audio and teleconference call on June 23, 2020. The Commission proposed to amend TAHC rules regarding chronic wasting … Read More

July 13, 2020

COVID-19 whacks beef exports

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

Beef exports were sharply lower in the latest trade data for May. Decreased beef exports was due to COVID-19 related disruptions … Read More

This article appeared in the June-August issue of ACAMS Today magazine, published by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Click here to visit their website.

By Brigette K. Miller, CAMS-FCI, … Read More