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Feb
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) Source: AgriLife ...

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Feb
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)...

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Feb
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 ...

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Feb
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 ...

17

Feb
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 ...

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Feb
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 ...

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Feb
Re-warming methods for severely cold-stressed newborn calvesBy Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension animal scientist The extreme cold and snowy weather has arrived at a very unfortunate time for spring calving cow herds. Cows and heifers are beginning the calving season and some newborn ...

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Feb
Source: Texas Beef Council | Feb. 11, 2021 Beef lovers, start your engines! The Texas Beef Council (TBC) and its consumer brand, Beef Loving Texans, will help put beef in the spotlight at the upcoming Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 ...

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