Father’s Day typically provides a boost to national beef sales, but this year’s bump was called “astounding” by analyst Anne-Marie Rorink, 210 Analytics. Meat department sales as a whole were strong the week ending June 21, Father’s Day weekend, but beef sales in particular stood out. According to … Read More

Betty Dickson needed help to ID an insect invader when hundreds of little striped bugs were suddenly finding their way into her home and barn. OSU Extension Educator helped to ID the invaders and cautioned about the danger to livestock, especially horses. … Read More

The 44 Farms International Beef Cattle Academy is available to students from around the globe interested in moving the industry forward.

The 44 Farms International Beef Cattle Academy (IBCA) is now offering scholarships to 2020-2021 program applicants. A total … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency.

July 6, 2020

Slow recovery projected for U.S. and global economy

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger John Cummings, District 5 in Eastern Oklahoma, reports the theft of several saddles from a property in Creek County. Sometime on or after June 20, 2020, a thief or thieves took seven saddles from a barn near Mounds. Below is … Read More

Looking to grill something different this Fourth of July?¬†Quick and easy to make and extremely versatile with nearly infinite ingredient variations, kabobs are sure to delight everyone.¬†Get the recipe at beeflovingtexans.com…

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released: July 2, 2020|Data valid: June 30, 2020

This week’s drought summary: Precipitation was hit-or-miss this week for many locations east of the Great Plains. Much of the Midwest, South, and Southeast saw combinations of D0 additions … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | June 30, 2020

As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any activity that may cause a spark.

Approximately 90% … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 1, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible … Read More


VEHICLE RECOVERED Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Marvin Wills, District 15 in Central Texas, reports a pickup truck, equipment and tools stolen sometime on or after June 26 from a farm shop at FM 435 and FM 2643 near Asa … Read More