Some American beef packing companies are adding to worker’s pay and sick leave in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For cattle feeders, Tyson Foods and National Beef Packing Co. have announced plans to increase payments for fed cattle procured from suppliers. Read the full … 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

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This week’s drought summary: Storms delivered much-needed precipitation to California’s key watershed areas before soaking an area from the southeastern Plains into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys with as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain. … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | March 27, 2020

Cleaning and disinfecting are paramount to preventing COVID-19 contamination from spreading into and throughout one’s household. Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, experts offer guidelines for keeping safe…. Read More

March 27, 2020

It’s
been another busy week for the TSCRA’s government and public affairs staff as
we continue to address the wide array of issues created by the COVID-19
pandemic.

In some
areas of … Read More

Source: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association | March 25, 2020

NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane released the following statement Wednesday evening in support of U.S. Senate passage of Coronavirus relief legislation that provides crucial federal disaster assistance for American cattle … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | March 25, 2020

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in one horse on a Kleberg County premises … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger James Bennett, District 27 in South Central Texas, reports the theft of two Boer goats from a property in Bexar County. The theft of the first goat, an adult nanny, occurred on March 17, 2020. The suspect then returned on … Read More

Use safety precautions when venturing out to the grocery store for needed supplies and when unpacking groceries at home. (Photo by Todd Johnson, Agricultural Communications Services)

By Trisha Gedon | March 25, 2020 … Read More