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Drip irrigation is the best way to irrigate... More ›
Members of the Floresville FFA traveled to Corpus Christi for the Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-17. The members heard inspirational speeches and voted for the next... More ›
COLLEGE STATION -- After a year of low activity, the Bermuda grass stem maggot has returned with a vengeance and spread quickly across Texas.
“Since 2013, this new pest has rapidly expanded... More ›
The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association applauds the Senate Appropriations Committee’s passage of the 2016 agriculture-spending bill. The July 17 Senate passage followed the House’s... More ›
Cattle and calves: 369
(229 Steers; 97 Heifers; 34 Cows; 9 Bulls)
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 325-400
300-400 lb. 265-315
400-500 lb. 230-305
500-600 lb. 210-252
600-700 lb. 190-240
Med.,... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending July 18, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $1 to $8 lower per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were mostly $1 to $4 lower with... More ›
Friday, July 24
Compared to last report: Alfalfa prices were weak to $5 lower. Coastal Bermuda prices were mostly steady as the new crop market is still being established and quality is showing improvement as producers are getting into their... More ›
Q. I thought the tough modern roses bloomed all through the summer? Our Belindas Dream and Knockout roses look nearly as bad as our hybrid tea roses now that the hot weather has settled in.
A. It depends on the site and what kind of care the... More ›
AUSTIN -- The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state’s leading agency for all animal issues during disasters, reminds Texans that the Atlantic hurricane season has begun. It continues through Nov. 30. Tropical storms and hurricanes can... More ›
Texas Corn Producers congratulates Wesley Spurlock, a Texas Corn Producers director and farmer from Stratford, Texas, who was elected to the National Corn Growers Association’s officer rotation by the Corn Board. Spurlock will serve... More ›
“Farm a Month: Where Does Our Food Come From?” is a new learning kit developed by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture for pre-k to first-grade students.
The Farm a Month kit provides an exciting way for teachers,... More ›