Over the last month, there have been a large number of agricultural-related opinions released by courts in Texas. While Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, assistant professor and Extension specialist in agricultural Law with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, plans to blog on each opinion individually, many of her readers have asked for some basic … Read More

Cattle producers concerned about profitability after the COVID-19 crisis has changed the world can take heart in some encouraging words from OSU Extension Livestock Economist Dr. Derrell Peel. On Tuesday’s Beef Buzz podcast, Dr. Peel talks with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays about what lies ahead for … Read More

Looking to invest in some fun technology that won’t break the bank? Farm | Journal Ag Web asked readers what their favorite tech gadgets were and got a variety of results. Whether you are looking to jam out to some of your favorite tunes or be more productive throughout the … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 19, 2020

Did you know there are 85 species of mosquitoes in Texas that have been identified by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s agricultural and environmental safety unit personnel?

That’s a lot of itch-inducing painful pests to worry about. … Read More

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation is proud to announce the selection of its 2020 scholarship recipients. Included in this year’s selection process are the inaugural recipients for four new named endowed scholarships.

The TSCRF believes that providing students with the financial means to … Read More

Star employees lead to a well-run operation. Take steps to avoid losing your best workers. Read more at BEEF Magazine… 

Two Asian longhorned ticks atop a dime. Photo by CDC/James Gathany

By Olga Kuchment for AgriLife Today | June 18, 2020

The prevalence of Lyme disease … Read More

On June 1 the USDA estimated total inventory of cattle in feedlots with +1000 head capacity at 11.671 million head, 57,000 head or 0.5% lower than a year ago. Analysts on average were expecting the inventory to be 1% lower than a year ago. Last month the on feed inventory was 607,000 … Read More

Hemp dogbane is an erect perennial that is very competitive. It can reduce forage yields if not controlled. Hemp dogbane prefers low-lying wet areas but can grow in dry upland soils as well. Read the full story at foragefax.tamu.edu…

Source: USDA NASS | June 19, 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 11.7 million head on June 1, 2020. The inventory was slightly … Read More