The La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show showmanship winners included:
•Steers – Mason Koepp, junior; and Miranda Mills, senior
•Lambs -- MaKayla Matney, junior; and Bryan “Bo” Garcia,... More ›
The 59th annual La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show held March 3-5 in La Vernia is in the books.
Grand champion titles earned March 3-4 include: Hannah Raleigh, rabbits; Desirae Sodrok,... More ›
By Paul Schattenberg
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, and Wilson counties and the Atascosa County Cattleman’s Association will present a Beef and Forage Educational Symposium, held in conjunction with... More ›
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller invites Texas farmers and ranchers to apply for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Family Land Heritage program, which pays tribute to families who... More ›
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Jimmy Dickson and authorities with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information on the theft of a skid steer worth approximately $45,000 from Kiepersol Enterprises... More ›
Q. Help me with some of the weeds. The one that is everywhere in my garden is very lush and low growing. It has leaves that are mouse-ear size and small white flowers. It is always moist in the foliage area and relatively easy to pull up in mats.... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold $1-$2 lower.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 175-215
300-400 lb. 160-165
400-500... More ›
For the week ending April 22, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $18 lower, with one instance of steady to $5 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices $2 to $5 lower.
For the time period of April 11-17, the USDA National... More ›
Friday, April 29
Compared to last report: All hay classes sold mostly steady as movement seems to be at standstill. Sellers and buyers are having a difficult time agreeing on prices and are not pressed for hay as the weather has been in the 70-80’s... More ›
By Blair Fannin
Texas is projected to see an increase of 300,000 acres of corn planted for 2016 following a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture expected plantings report, which confirmed a broad-scale increase in corn acreage across the nation.
Significant... More ›