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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Hay & Forage report, Nov. 1


Hay & Forage report, Nov. 1


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Friday, Nov. 1

Compared to last week: Hay prices mostly steady instances weak on alfalfa with trade activity slow to moderate on moderate demand. A wide spread in alfalfa chopped prices due to quality as many try to find cheaper alternatives for their feed rations. Freight continues to play a large factor in how far a broker can afford to haul especially with dairies and feedyards cutting costs.

Producers in the Eastern and Southern parts of the state were able to get a last cutting on their coastal fields and continue to bale coastal bermuda to sell at steady prices. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.

North, Central, & East Texas

Alfalfa: Small Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme $7, $230 per ton; Good to Premium $5-$7, $165-$230 per ton.

Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $275-$310; Good to Premium $250-$275.

Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $200-$230, $6-$7 per bale; Fair to Good $4-$6 per bale, $135-$200 per ton.

Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $50-$80; $100-$160 per ton, Good $40-$50 per roll, $80-$100 per ton.

South Texas Hay Report

Coastal Bermuda: Small squares: FOB: Good to Premium $230-$265, $7-$8 per bale.

Large rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium $120-$160; $60-$80 per roll.

The Texas Department of Agriculture has Hay and Grazing Hot Line set up for buyers and sellers looking for hay or grazing; the number is 1-877-429-1998. The website for the hotline is: www.TexasAgriculture.gov/hayhotline.
 

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