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Problems at ports are magnifying a surge in container shipping costs. And those costs are now showing up as farmers and ranchers source farming supplies. The issue is multifaceted, with increased cargo volumes and reduced port workforce contributing to a shortage of shipping containers in California. Read ...

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Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | March 2021 USDA recently launched a new website for producers to find information on heirs’ property. Heirs’ property is family owned land that is jointly owned by descendants of a deceased person ...

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Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency  March 29, 2021 Potential Drought Impacts on Cattle MarketsBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist As April ...

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Fly management is no small component of herd health. Limiting them reduces disease, increases animal comfort and allows greater efficiency. Fly tags can be an important part of this program when certain species become excessive for animals on pasture. However, there’s more at play than just sticking a tag in ...

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Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | March 25, 2021 Hunting regulations for the 2021-22 season were approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its public meeting held online March 25. Hunters will see some changes this fall, ...

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More than 7,000 bills have been filed for the 87th legislative session in Texas this year. Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Director of Government Relations Kaleb McLaurin joins TSCRA Talk host, Kristen Brown, to discuss top priorities for TSCRA as well as how COVID-19 has shifted many ...

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Average feedyard margins slipped below breakeven for the first time this year, with calculated losses of about $1 per head. Hog producers found average profits of $56 per head as the rally in hog prices continued. Feedyard margins declined $16 per head last week despite cash cattle prices that were slightly ...

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Source: AgriLife Today | March 24, 2021 Texas A&M Forest Service and the Texas Longleaf Pine Implementation Team announced available funding for private landowners interested in restoring and enhancing longleaf pine ecosystems on their property....

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