Panhandle wheat at critical phase amid drought

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 9, 2021

Texas wheat acres in the Panhandle are at a crossroads due to drought.

Timely rains could allow the crop to … Read More

Third iteration of the Masters of Beef Advocacy program provides updated information to arm the next generation of strong beef industry advocates.

Source: beefitswhatsfordinner.com

Tthe Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program, managed by National Cattlemen’s Beef … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Derek Helmke, District 3 in South Central Oklahoma, reports 14 cows missing from a property near Ada in Pontotoc County. These 14 heavy-bred cows are Red Angus or Red Brangus with an RR brand on the right hip and white … Read More

Refrigerated display case with fresh meat in supermarket

Texas A&M center cooperates on studies examining costs to producers, consumers

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Rebecca Poole, Ph.D., performs an ultrasound at the Nutrition and Physiology Center and in the lab at Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center. (Texas … Read More

Even though official numbers won’t be released until early next week, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) says a promising finish to beef exports in 2020 could set the stage for record shipments in 2021. USMEF President and CEO Dan Halstrom expects the final 2020 tally to show beef exports trended … Read More

Source: USDA | Feb. 8, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General Signup period, which had previously been announced as ending on Feb. 12, 2021. The program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), … Read More

What could be the coldest weather of the season so far will make its way through Oklahoma into Texas this week, dropping temps into dangerous territory. Low wind chills and prolonged cold increases the need for cattle to have access to shelter, food and water. Get information below on … Read More

Feb. 8, 2021

Feeder supply factsBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

The Cattle inventory report provides lots of information but does not answer one important question: What is the inventory of feeder cattle available to … Read More

Source: United States Drought Monitor (unl.edu)

Map released Feb. 4, 2021 | Data valid Feb. 2, 2021

This week’s drought summary: California’s most powerful storm of the season to date delivered drought-easing precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, but caused local flooding … Read More