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08

Jan
The 140-day sprint to the finish line will finally begin Tuesday, when state lawmakers convene in Austin for the Texas Legislature's 86th regular session. The Texas Tribune covers what you need to know when they gavel in. Read more...

08

Jan
Following a vote by his Democratic colleagues Friday, Congressman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District was elected chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture. This is the second time Peterson has served as the committee’s chairman, first serving from 2007 to 2011. ...

07

Jan
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Kansas, announced on Jan. 4 he will not seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2020 and will retire at the end of this term and the 116th Congress. He is currently the chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. ...

07

Jan
The Texas Animal Health Commission has proposed amendments to rules governing brucellosis testing of captive exotic cervids entering Texas. The purpose of the amendment is to remove the brucellosis test requirement for farmed exotic cervidae to enter the state. Farmed exotic cervidae that have resided within the DSA of the ...

07

Jan
In October 2018, several branches in the USDA-NRCS were reorganized. One of the reorganization actions involved renaming the Soil Science Division to the Soil and Plant Science Division (SPSD) to better reflect the work being done in both soil and ecological sciences. The PLANTS database team is ...

07

Jan
In the Jan. 7 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel discusses the accumulating impacts and costs of trade wars; and Glenn Selk talks the 3 stages of parturition, or calving. The more you understand about each stage can aid fast decision-making when ...

04

Jan
SPONSORED CONTENT This week's Livestock Weather, exclusive information on the latest weather trends and outlook for TSCRA members, takes a look at the recent trend of rain and snow across Oklahoma and Texas

04

Jan
TSCRA Special Ranger Hal Dumas, District 21 in Central Texas, reports 7 head of cattle missing from a property in Burleson County sometime after Dec. 17. Missing are 4 black and 1 red Limousine cows, 2 black bull calves. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Special ...

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