This Week’s Drought Summary: A series of Pacific fronts brought welcome moisture to the Northwest (from northern California northward into Washington), but even with this precipitation, the Water Year to Date (WYTD; since Oct. 1) basin average precipitation and Snow Water Content (SWC) were still … Read More

Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
“We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for quickly passing USMCA. The broad, bipartisan support underscores just how important ratification … Read More

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The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota announced that it has launched an online chronic wasting disease (CWD) resource center dedicated to educating the public, particularly hunters; the medical and public health communities; wildlife scientists and managers; and public policymakers and elected officials about … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has joined Texas Cattle Feeders Association, Kansas Livestock Association, Florida Cattlemen’s Association and a host of other private and public industry groups in partnering with CattleTrace. The ongoing pilot program, which is built on voluntary participation by cattle raisers, feeders and livestock marketers, tests … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP), which includes establishing fees for participation in the MLDP and clarifying existing program provisions.

“The MLDP is an extremely popular program that … Read More

Source: Wisconsin State Farmer
A virus that afflicts cattle that was first discovered in Japan in 2003 has made its way to the U.S., researchers report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Bovine kobuvirus is fairly new to science, so its ill effects are … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Derek Helmke, District 3 in south Central Oklahoma, reports 7 black steers or heifers stolen from a property in southwest Caddo County near intersection of CR 1450 & CS 2520. The cattle weigh approximately 500 pounds, each, and have a 1/4 circle … Read More

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has added Lake Marble Falls and Granger Lake to the statewide list of lakes infested with invasive zebra mussels after discovering established, reproducing populations in the lakes this fall. Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) biologists confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake … Read More

It’s important that animals have a fresh supply of drinking water available at all times during the winter. This helps prevent dehydration and makes sure the animals stay on feed. While not everyone in Texas lives in an area that freezes regularly, we will all experience a cold snap at … Read More