Source: Farm Progress 

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to reducing pasture damage from winter feeding.

Each producer should analyze his or her operation to determine if there are small steps that can be taken to reduce damage incurred by winter feeding.

Still, Penn State Cooperative Extension has nine … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Oct. 29, 2019

Deer hunters hoping for a change in the weather may be in luck for opening weekend of general deer season as weather forecasters predict cooler temperatures across the state. With an estimated 5.3 million deer in the … Read More

Many hunters feed deer. The perceived benefits of feeding include the hope of larger antlers, better body condition and survivability. The practice of supplementation in feeders is based on the assumption that food is a limiting factor to deer. In actuality, food is less limiting in Texas and Oklahoma than … Read More

Source: Zoetis

Zoetis animal health company has signed an agreement with Texas A&M University’s Health Science Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) to establish a facility for accelerating the development of transboundary and emerging disease … Read More

USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced Friday, Oct. 25 it has suspended its plan to phase-in the use of electronic ID (RFID) tags for cattle and bison. APHIS said in a statement … Read More

TSCRA Special Ranger Bo Fox, District 12 in northeast Texas, reports 26 yearling cattle missing from a ranch in Red River County. Missing since Oct. 17, 2019, the yearlings are mixed heifers and steers with Brahman influence. Heifers have a notch in the right lower ear and red button … Read More

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) applauded on Monday the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019 by U.S. Reps. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, and Anthony Brindisi, D-NY. The main purpose of the act is to protect consumers from deceptive marketing practices and allow fair … Read More

Tiffany Dowell Lashmet dips into family to look at the issue of whether cattle owned by one spouse at the time of marriage are considered separate or community property under Texas law. The answer is more complicated than you might expect.

The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI) has recently published the Texas Quail Atlas, a free online resource and the newest “story map” to be developed by the institute. The online atlas was developed as a collaborative effort of the Reversing the Decline of Quail in Texas Initiative and the … Read More

Weather conditions were mostly cool and dry across Texas last week. Freezing temperatures, however, were registered in areas of the High Plains. Precipitation in the central and eastern parts of the state ranged from 0.5 and 2 inches, with isolated areas in South Central Texas getting upwards of 5 inches. There were 5.5 days suitable … Read More