Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency

Aug. 3, 2020

Beef demand and macroeconomics

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

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is collecting as many seed packages as possible to determine whether they present a threat to U.S. agriculture or the environment. APHIS asks anyone who received or receives an unsolicited package of seeds … Read More

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers traded mostly steady to $2 lower on comparable sales. Steer and heifer calves were steady to $5 higher. Trade activity and demand were moderate. Much-welcomed rain showers throughout the week brought moisture and cooled down temperatures. … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 31, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has upgraded O.H. Ivie Lake near San Angelo and Grapevine Lake located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, to fully “infested” with invasive … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger John Cummings, District 5 in Eastern Oklahoma, reports the theft of five saddles plus more than 60 bits and other tack from a property in Rogers County. The theft occurred sometime after July 25, 2020.  

The … Read More

Map released July 30, 2020 | Data valid July 28, 2020

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

Ad graduate students, Merritt Drewery and Kyle Weldon, collect duodenal samples from a Brahman steer. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)

Source: AgriLife Today | July … Read More

Source: Cattle Talk newsletter – July 2020

Congratulations to The Texas Beef Council for winning a combined total of six awards for marketing and communication for their BBQuest online video series and For All Plates of … Read More

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its weekly update on the amount of beef and pork muscle cuts shipped and sold the previous week. The Daily Livestock Report says the data can be construed as generally positive, especially for beef. 

“This was the most positive … Read More

Cheese, beef meatballs and marinara sauce combine to make this dish a tasty weeknight favorite. Get the recipe at Beef Loving Texans…