Let’s stop pretending why people get excited about alt-meat introductions. The reason is pretty simple: Consumers are convinced they can save the planet just by (slightly) changing their diets. Dan Henry talks meat substitute trends and if they’re … Read More

Source: AgriLife

On many farms, hay feeding losses are as high as storage losses. Some hay losses during feeding can be expected with any feeding system, but the amount of loss varies with the system used. The major objective … Read More

Yearling feeder steers and heifers sold fully steady. Light weight calves sold $2 to $4 lower. Trade activity was moderate on moderate to good demand. Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00 to 3.00 lower. Hay trades were mostly steady to firm on light to moderate demand and trading activity. In the … Read More

In the Oct. 28 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, Derrell Peel looks at how heifers on feed are keeping slaughter numbers higher in 2019; and Glenn Selk discusses bull management in multi-sire pastures. 

Cassandra Fish, The Beef markets newsletter, takes a look at October’s wild markets and where the month could end up. … Read More

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Oct. 25, 2019: Rain for East Texas and Lower Mississippi Valley, Cold Temps for Cattle Feeders

A disturbance over the Southern Plains is … Read More

Barbecue enthusiast and native Texan Kelsey Pribilski is on a quest to find secret menu items at some of the best barbecue joints in Texas. This episode of BBQuest from Beef Loving Texans has Kelsey searching for local flavors in the Texas Hill Country region, with the help of local … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission

Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) was confirmed in horses on a Collin County premises on Oct. 22, 2019. This newly identified case comes six weeks after the last confirmed case of VSV in Texas.

“It is … Read More

Hay trades were mostly steady to firm on light to moderate demand and trading activity. Colder temperatures moved into North Texas this week. The cold front was accompanied by timely moisture in the form of snow that fell in the Panhandle on Thursday. The snow will offer … Read More

Drought and abnormal dryness expanded across parts of Texas and Oklahoma where precipitation deficits continued to mount. But other parts of Texas, and parts of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee experienced a reduction of drought and abnormal dryness.