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July 10, 2020

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The weekly Drought Monitor map was released Thursday. Nearly half (48.51%) of the continental U.S. is experiencing some degree of drought. This is a 37.68% increase from the same week last year. Drought classifications range from D0 to D4 (abnormally dry to exceptional drought). Currently, no part of … Read More

Compared to two weeks ago, feeder steers and heifer sold $2 to $6 higher. Trade was fairly active on good demand. Triple-digit temperatures plagued the area most of the week with no rain in sight. Supply included 88% feeder cattle (58% steers, 39% heifers, 4% bulls); 7% slaughter … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released July 9, 2020 | Data valid July 7, 2020

This week’s drought summary: A trough of low pressure over the West kept much of the Northwest and Southwest unseasonably cool for early July, while … Read More

Source: USDA FSA | July 9, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced on July 9, 2020, the acceptance of more than 1.2 million acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands during the recent … Read More

Dr. Justin Talley, Oklahoma State University professor and entomologist, has information on horn flies and how now is the time to treat livestock.

https://youtu.be/PJMDyD_SNqI

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 8, 2020

A Tarrant County dog was confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans, on July 7, 2020 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Veterinary Services … Read More

Source: txbeef.org | July 7, 2020

Texas Beef Team members have been challenged to help out communities statewide by volunteering their time or donating nutritious food to their local food banks. This special initiative, … Read More

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominees for the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Nominations are due August 12.

Any beef producer in the U.S. who owns cattle or any importer that imports cattle or beef may be nominated. Producers and importers must be nominated by … Read More

Conditions drying due to higher temperatures, less rain

Conditions are drying around the state as regions deal with higher temperatures and development of fewer rain storms. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay … Read More