Tuesday, September 1, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.

VideoFound: Male dog in Eagle Creek, with collar no tags, clean and healthy, very friendly, non aggressive. Call if he's yours, 210-844-1951. 
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

LANDSCAPERS NEEDED - Local landscape maintenance company seeking full-time laborers looking to grow with the company. Mowing, weed-eating, edging, trimming, etc. Must have experience and transportation to/from work. Serious inquiries call/email now, 210-215-6476 or maintenance@t-scapes.com.
Remodeling carpenter, tape and floater, plumber, electrician, 10 or more years experience. Call 210-422-1780. 
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


TDA Market Report




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
July 9, 2014 | 3,264 views | Post a comment

AUSTIN -- For the week ending June 28, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly $2 to $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few steady and some as much as $15 higher. Texas direct feeder cattle prices were $1 to $7 higher. Strong competition for limited supplies of feeder cattle continues to support the market at record or near-record high levels. Fed cattle cash prices were up more than $4 to a new record high of $154 per cwt. Wholesale beef values were $4 to $5 higher per cwt.

Cotton prices were lower as conditions across the Cotton Belt remained favorable for a large 2014 crop. Weak export data also contributed to the decline. Exports of 126,400 bales were up six percent from a week earlier, but down 28 percent from the average and smaller than the weekly total needed to meet projections for the marketing year.

Corn and grain sorghum prices were lower as overall crop conditions continue to favor a large corn crop this year. However, parts of the Corn Belt have experienced localized problems with excessive rains, cool temperatures, and flooding.

Weather

Most of the state received rainfall during the week with the heaviest accumulations of 2 inches or more reported in the Coastal Bend, Upper Coast, and East Texas regions. Last week’s U.S. Drought Monitor showed a very slight improvement in overall conditions in Texas, with 89 percent of the state rated in some degree of drought or abnormal dryness, down from 90 percent a week ago. The areas in severe to exceptional drought declined, but areas in moderate drought expanded. Much of East Texas and a section of South Texas remain drought-free.

Nationally, the total area experiencing abnormal dryness or some degree of drought remained unchanged at 45 percent of the contiguous states.

Texas Cash Markets for the week ending June 28:

•Feeder steers, $202.89/cwt

•Fed cattle, $154.08/cwt

•Slaughter lambs, $160.50/cwt

•Slaughter goats, $216/cwt

•Cotton, 74.50˘/lb

•Grain sorghum, $7.69/cwt

•Wheat, $7.11/bu

•Corn, $4.88/bu

•Watermelons, 16˘/lb

•Onions, $7.50/sack

Futures markets:

•Feeder cattle, $214.32/cwt

•Fed cattle, $152.25/cwt

•Cotton, 80.89˘/lb

•Wheat, $7.26/bu

•Corn, $4.43/bu

•Lumber, $337.50/1000 bd ft.

All cash prices above are market averages for locations covered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Market News program and do not reflect any particular sale at any specific location. Feeder cattle prices are for Texas direct sales of 650-850 pound medium and large No.1 steers for current delivery. Futures prices are quoted for the nearest month contract on the last trading day of the week. Timber prices are from the Texas A&M Forest Service, bimonthly “Texas Timber Price Trends.” For additional information, contact the Texas Department of Agriculture at 800-835-5832 or visit www.TexasAgriculture.gov.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Triple R DC ExpertsDrama KidsHeavenly Touch homeauto chooserVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.