Oklahoma’s trich regulations focus on bulls because they are the primary vector of transmission. (Photo by Todd Johnson, Oklahoma State University Agricultural Communications Services)

Source: Oklahoma State University Extension |May 22, … Read More

May 28 is National Beef Burger Day, and the folks at Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. have a special selection of their tastiest burger recipes to celebrate. Read more at www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com… 

Through May 17, U.S. ground beef sales increased more than $1 billion compared to the same period last year. That’s just some of COVID-19’s impact on retail meat and poultry markets, says Anne-Marie Roerink, president of 210 Analytics. round proteins were frequently among those items with purchase limitations … Read More

Communication between a cattleman and his banker is vital at this time of instability and uncertainty. TSCRA Director Ken Leiber, who is also president of the Texas Livestock Marketing Association/National Finance Credit Corporation of Texas, says communication is the key to building a relationship between the lender and … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 27, 2020

What a difference a few months have made for Texas High Plains agricultural producers under the financial and other strains brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read More

Source: agrilifetoday.tamu.edu | May 27, 2020

otton producers face an uncertain market future as demand for cotton and cotton products, like apparel, tumbled due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and economic recession, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.

John Robinson, Ph.D., … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Joe Aguilar Jr., District 29 in South Texas, reports a heifer missing from a property west of 281 on CR 110 & CR 111 in Brooks County. The two-year-old black Brangus heifer was pregnant, weighs about 900 pounds, and has … Read More

Texas A&M’s Beef Cattle Short Course, an annual event that draws thousands of people to campus each summer, will be held online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will broadcast Aug. 3-5, but will be available for registered participants to watch at their own pace. … Read More

Temporary closures and slowdowns of packing plants due to the COVID-19 pandemic have created unprecedented product flow disruptions and price gyrations in the meat protein supply chain. Year-over-year declines in cattle slaughter progressively worsened through April. Weekly cattle slaughter dropped by 17% for the week ending April 11 … Read More

Nothing says summer quite like the smell and sound of real beef sizzling on the grill, and there’s no better time to enjoy a juicy burger than on May 28 for National Beef Burger Day. Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is kicking off the Summer Grilling Season by … Read More