Frozen pipes can lead to a homeowners own disaster.

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 17, 2021

Temperatures across the state should start rising soon, but damage from the recent winter storm will linger in the … Read More

These steak and potato foil packs can be cooked in about 20 minutes over any open fire, including a fire pit or grill. Get the recipe at Beef Loving Texans…

Regenerative grazing, a method that can reduce weeds in an overgrazed field without using pesticides and encourage regrowth of desirable grasses and plants, might also aid the planet by sequestering more carbon in the soil. Read the full story at the Chicago Tribune…… Read More

Ranchers across Texas are dealing with frozen ponds, busted pipes, and loss of electricity. This is causing many to work day and night to keep their cattle alive. Read the full story at WFAA…

In large numbers, the fall armyworm can be devastating to crops. AgriLife Research will lead a project to identify improved control methods for the now global pest. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)

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Peach trees covered in ice at an orchard near Stonewall. Texas agriculture producers are dealing with harsh conditions after an arctic front delivered snow, frigid temperatures and icy conditions. (Photo by Katelyn Eames)… Read More

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Areas of the UpperCoast, South Central Texas, East Texas, and South Texas received up to three inches. Freezing temperatureswith snowfall and ice were reported across the state. There were six days suitable for … Read More

When a baby calf is born during severe cold conditions, beef producers should try to get that calf dry and warm immediately said Dr. A.J. Tarpoff, Kansas State University Extension and Research beef veterinarian. On today’s Beef Buzz, Ron Hays with the Oklahoma Radio Network checks in with an expert … Read More

A winter storm and the coldest temperatures in decades has created another crisis for cattle feeders and beef packers. Rolling power outages and natural gas shortages at many High Plains feedyards has hampered efforts to keep cattle fed during these brutal conditions. The deep freeze this week in Texas, which relies … Read More

Source: USDA | Feb. 17, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent winter storms that USDA has programs that provide assistance. USDA staff … Read More