For many forage producers, the round baler is the most expensive piece of equipment owned outside of tractors. Winter is the best time to see if equipment needs to be replaced or if it just needs some maintenance. Read more at Hay & Forage … Read More

During the dormant season we often get anxious for warm weather and green pastures so we start thinking about renovation. Renovation is a practice or series of management practices which “restores the vigor” or “makes new again.” In pasture management, renovation refers to improvement of a permanent pasture … Read More

Long grocery story shelves were bare after the winter storm halted much transportation. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Sam Craft)

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 23, 2021

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Members of the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association are able to take 30% off titles in ranching, western history, and western art and photography from the Texas A&M University Press. Please use code TSCRA30 when checking out. Click here to see the titles … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | Jan. 19, 2021

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) continues to work with local, state, federal, andnon-governmental partners to address the severe winter weather effects on Texas livestock and poultry.

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Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 18, 2021

As much of Texas has experienced historic winter weather, native wildlife populations throughout the state have also felt the impact. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds the public that many native wildlife species … Read More

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

Feb. 22, 2021;

Cattle on feed and feeder suppliesBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

The February Cattle on Feed report from … Read More

Thawing out

I hope everyone is staying safe and warm! 

Although the legislature mostly ground to a halt this week, it has been exceptionally busy for those of us on … Read More

The internal components of a diesel engine become very cold when the outside temperature falls over long periods. This makes cranking the engine up more difficult because diesel engines depend on high temperatures in order to create combustion. Click here to visit LearnDiesels.com website … Read More

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger John Cummings, District 5 in Eastern Oklahoma, reports a heifer was shot and killed at a property in Latimer County. The 700-pound black heifer was killed in a pasture near Wilburton sometime on or after Jan. 28. Anyone with information … Read More