Winter weather conditions impact cattle as well as the cattle producers. Cold temperatures combined with wind creates more stress and increased management to achieve similar animal performance. Plan now for winter storms and know what your options are before the temperatures dip into dangerous territory. South Dakota State University Extension … Read More

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Source: Oklahoma State University

Several Oklahoma counties have experienced snowfall already, heralding the start of hay feeding season that will expand to other counties in the coming weeks, and the need for producers to employ some value-adding mathematics.

“Estimating forage usage by cows is an important part of … Read More

During an agricultural bust, opportunities are abundant. However, know your ratios to make sound financial decisions for your operation’s future. – BEEF Magazine … Read More

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries management staff are considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations at water bodies located in Cooke, Tom Green, Grayson, and Williamson counties for 2020-21. In January, Inland Fisheries staff will present these possible changes to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. If the commission approves, … Read More

Stop by Cattle Raisers Trading Co. this week for our new item showcase and check out some of our most popular items that have been re-stocked for the holiday season! We have plenty … Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Nov. 8, 2019, a threat of imminent disaster in 53 Texas counties due to exceptional drought conditions. Covered in the declaration are Bandera, Blanco, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett, Dimmit, Eastland, Edwards, Fisher, Frio, Glasscock, … Read More

From ForageFax, information by the Texas A&M Extension Department of Soil & Crop Science… Read More

USDA updated its projections for meat supply/demand in 2019 as well as its forecasts for all of 2020. As we have done in the past, we have included a comparison of what those forecasts looked like a year ago and how … Read More

Nov. 11, 2019
Oklahoma cattle market update
By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist
The fall calf run is in full swing in Oklahoma.  USDA-AMS reports that combined volumes for seven Oklahoma auctions are up 7.0 percent year over year over … Read More