With the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill, farmers and ranchers are reminded that the deadline to submit Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification forms (AD-1026)... More ›
Blue plastic mats, large comb-toothed shears, and a great herd of alpacas could only mean one thing -- it was shearing day at Cameo Alpaca Ranch. Julie Candelario, co-owner of... More ›
Cash and Kadi Fretwell will compete at the Texas Junior High Rodeo finals set for May 25-30 in Gonzales.
Cash, an eighth-grader at Pleasanton Junior High School, is the 2014-15 Region 8 Boys Breakaway champion. He also qualified... More ›
Q. I can’t believe all the slugs and snails this spring. The baits are effective, but a while back you also offered an idea for beer traps. Tell us again how that works.
A. Slugs, snails, and pill bugs are attracted to beer. Sink a plastic cup... More ›
Cattle and calves: 252
(110 Steers, 65 Heifers, 60 Cows, 17 Bulls)
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 330-385
300-400 lb. 275-340
400-500 lb. 260-307
500-600 lb. 230-260
600-700 lb. 205-233
700-800... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending May 9, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $6 lower to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were $1 to $3 higher.
For... More ›
Friday, May 15
Compared to last report: Alfalfa and wheat hay prices were steady to $5 lower. Coastal Bermuda was mostly unchanged. Trade activity was light on light to moderate demand as rain made it difficult to move hay. According to the... More ›
COLLEGE STATION -- Rain continued to push back the drought, but producers in much of the eastern part of the state felt like they were being washed away, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension... More ›
The 88th annual Luling Foundation Field Day will be held Thursday, May 21, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Luling Foundation Demonstration Barn located at 523 South Mulberry St. in Luling.
The field day is free and open to those involved in agriculture... More ›
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced May 14 that Kubota Tractor and Credit Corp. will relocate their corporate headquarters from Torrance, Calif., to Grapevine, Texas. Kubota’s headquarters relocation... More ›