Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | June 17, 2020

Drought conditions in the western Plains and early drying across the state have led to an increase in wildfire activity and an … Read More

Source: Beef News Now | June 18, 2020

Consumers likely have misconceptions about beef. Myths such as “methane from cattle is the leading cause of climate change” and “land that cattle graze could be used to grow crops for … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Clay McKinney, District 18 in Far West Texas, reports cattle stolen from a property in western Ector County near Notrees. Sometime after June 6 a thief or thieves cut a fence to steal approximately 20 head of red and black Wagyu beef … Read More

TPWD picture of giant salvinia courtesy Larry D. Hodge

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | June 16, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the presence of giant salvinia on … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 16, 2020

Wholesale beef prices are dropping as the production logjam in processing plants created by COVID-19 continues to loosen and return to normal, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

David Anderson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension economist, … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | June 16, 2020

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas is accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program, project with the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture – Grassland Restoration … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Steve Martin reports a Charolais cow missing from a property in Dewitt County. The six-to seven-year old Charolais cow weighs approximately 1100 pounds, has an anchor shaped brand on the right ribs and was last seen on June 8, 2020. … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 15, 2020

The Texas A&M Forest Service, local fire officials and fire departments are advising the public to be aware of continuing dry conditions in Bell, McLennan, Coryell and Hill counties that can contribute to rapidly … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | June 11, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking to expand public access to fishing and paddling on Texas rivers through leased access agreements with streamside landowners. Private streamside properties are essential … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Jimmy Belt, District 23, reports a stock trailer that is used to transport horses was stolen in Southeast Houston. Sometime between June 10 and June 11, a thief or thieves cut the lock on a gate at Cullen Blvd and Airport Blvd to steal … Read More