Seven teams of the La Vernia FFA Chapter advanced to state competition in different Career Development Events (CDE) contests, after qualifying in area competition. Members of the Poultry Judging... More ›
The brother-sister duo of Cash and Kadi Fretwell are among the competitors who will represent Region 8 in the Texas High School and Junior High School Rodeo finals, respectively, this summer.
Cash,... More ›
Maintaining lawns and landscapes and capturing rainwater for irrigation will be the focus of the Lawn, Landscape and Rainwater Workshop to be held Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to noon in Floresville,... More ›
The National Ground Water Association has revealed a new online video that helps homeowners explore options for financing necessary well construction or maintenance costs in ways that fit their... More ›
Learn gun safety and enjoy some barbecue at the McQueeney Gun Club, located at 5990 F.M. 725 in New Braunfels.
The Rock Rifle Safety Class will take place from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21,... More ›
The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board is working in cooperation with 143 Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Texas to enhance and restore the monarch butterfly habitat. As a... More ›
The U.S. beef cowherd is rebuilding after a seven-year decline. One of the highest herd growth rates is in Texas, which likely means lower cattle prices this year for the state’s ranchers.
A recent U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... More ›
The lesser prairie chicken is no longer federally protected under the endangered species act, after the Obama administration dropped its appeal on a federal district court decision last September.
The lesser prairie chicken was listed as threatened... More ›
The 89th annual Luling Foundation Field Day will be held Thursday, May 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Luling Foundation Demonstration Barn, located at 523 S. Mulberry St. in Luling.
Field day activities will include a tour of the foundation’s... More ›
Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive in the industry by attending a Texas Beef Quality Assurance program set for Wednesday, May 25, at the Luling Foundation.... More ›
With consumer interest heightening about where their food comes from, grass-fed beef producers will have the opportunity to learn more about marketing opportunities and production trends during a conference set for Thursday and Friday, May 26-27,... More ›
Q. We are holding our breath. We got serious this year and followed your advice closely in selecting, planting and caring for our tomatoes. We are already harvesting BHN 968 cherry tomatoes and the Tycoon, Solar Fire, Celebrity, and Red Deuce plants... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 175-230
300-400 lb. 175-190
400-500... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending May 6, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $10 lower, with instances of steady to $5 higher.
For the time period of April 25-May 1 the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Field Office... More ›
Friday, May 13
Compared to last report: Large bales of alfalfa and coastal Bermuda traded steady to weak on slow movement. Small bales and other hay classes were steady. Some new crop alfalfa prices delivered into the Panhandle were established... More ›