Portfolio management isn’t just for investments — it works for ranching, too. Jeff Geider, director of Texas Christian University’s Institute of Ranch Management, describes it as “the art and science of selecting and overseeing a group of assets and resources to meet long-term objectives.” … Read More

According to the Cattle on Feed report released on July 24, 2020, cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.4 million head on July 1, 2020. The inventory was slightly … Read More

Consumers have rushed to online shopping, a “seismic shift” that will steadily grow if retailers provide convenient deliveries and environmentally friendly packaging, according to a DS Smith survey with important cues for businesses eager to flourish in a post-lockdown world. The national survey by DS Smith, a leading paper, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 27, 2020

Social distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19. Confirmed cases of pets infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are being reported across the U.S…. Read More

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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

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Special Ranger Wayne Goodman, District 10 in North Texas, reports seven head of branded cattle missing from a property near Springtown in southern Wise County. The Hereford bull and six black cows were last seen on June 5, 2020, and are described below:… 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