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07

May
Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Joe Aguilar Jr., District 29 in South Texas, reports two head of cattle and a pig missing from a property near Weslaco in Hidalgo County. Missing are a red Angus bull and red Angus heifer, plus a black and white ...

07

May
Black swan events gathered much blame for poor prices and margins, yet, even without the pandemic and a packing plant fire, packers held market leverage as processing capacity was often stretched to its limits. Adding packing capacity would result in both a larger U.S. beef industry and more balanced ...

07

May
With the prospects of drought looming ever closer, Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist, is encouraging cattle producers to have a plan in place now if there is a reduction in forage supplies. Get the lastest on today's Beef Buzz by the Radio Oklahoma Network. http://www.oklahomafarmreport.com/wire/beefbuzz/2021/05/01538_beefbuzz050721_082534.php#.YJVnD8CSnGg ...

07

May
Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu This week's drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week saw an active weather pattern with severe weather observed across portions of the central and southern Plains, Texas, mid-South, ...

07

May
Compared to last week, yearling steers and heifers sold mostly steady to instances $3 higher. Steer and heifer calves sold $2 to $3 lower. Trade activity was moderate on moderate to good demand. The area received some much-needed rain to improve drought-stricken pastures. Supply included: 79% Feeder Cattle ...

06

May
U.S. red meat exports ended the first quarter on a very high note, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), with March beef and pork exports each posting the highest monthly value on record. Pork exports and shipments of beef ...

06

May
The Attwater's prairie chicken and the whooping crane have had a tough time hanging on in southeast Texas. But there’s reason for optimism. The Texas Standard talks prairie chicken and whooping crane recovery progress despite setbacks and how landowners are helping. Read and listen...

06

May
Source: Texas A&M Forest Service Driving across Texas has been an interesting occupation for foresters and arborists these past few weeks. Many trees appear as healthy and vibrant as ...

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