Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $1 to $4 higher. Trade activity was moderate on moderate to good demand. Pop-up thunderstorms across the Panhandle brought much-needed moisture to those fortunate enough to get it and cooled off temperatures. Supply included: 87% feeder cattle (55% steers, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 16, 2020

Texas A&M AgriLife Research entomologists have seen an increase in kissing bugs collected in multiple regions of the state this year. The insects carry a parasite that can cause potentially fatal Chagas disease … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 21, 2020

Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during 2020, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts…. Read More

Each month, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association sends 18,000 printed copies of its flagship publication, The Cattleman magazine, to cattle raisers representing 6.2 million head of beef cows. Contact the association’s sales team today at [email protected]  or 800-242-7820, ext. 145, to get your cattle, products or services in … Read More

Driving demand for beef is at the core of the Beef Checkoff. Why? Because consumer beef demand drives producer success. Cattlemen’s Beef Board talked with Dr. Derrell Peel, an OSU livestock marketing specialist, to walk through what demand is and the important role it plays for producers. … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Howard Brittain, District 19 in West Texas, reports five unbranded calves missing from a property in Brown County. The four 600-pound calves and one 900-pound calf were last seen on June 8, 2020.

Special Ranger Brittain … Read More

Anderson named executive assistant law, brand and inspection services

Kaycee Anderson

Kaycee Anderson, former director of political affairs for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, recently transferred to the organization’s … Read More

Following robust Independence Day meat sales, analysts expected a softening of demand from consumers. Data from the week ending July 12, however, suggests – at least for one week – consumers remain aggressive buyers. According to Anne-Marie Roerink, president 210 Analytics, “elevated everyday demand resulted  in a 21.4% … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 21, 2020

For the first time since its creation in 1993, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Aggie Beef 706 program will be held virtually. Ranchers, educators and allied business people are invited to learn the … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association members get 30% off titles in ranching, western history, and western art and photography from Texas A&M University Press. However, one item a month gets an additional 10% discount! Use code TSCRA40 for the monthly title or TSCRA30 for all other eligible titles. … Read More