Six Wilson County Farm Bureau members have been recognized for their extensive membership in the Wilson County Farm Bureau.
Joseph Uhlig and Doris Bruce are among the top 10 longest-tenured... More ›
A conservation easement workshop titled “Protect, Conserve, Pass Down: A Strategy for Saving Family Lands” will be held Monday, Nov. 3, at the Floresville Event Center, located at 600 S.H. 97W.... More ›
Though this year’s El Niño is now predicted to be a weak one, it still spells more a chance of a wet, cool winter for most of Texas rather than a dry one, according to the Texas state climatologist.
El... More ›
By Jay Evans
In 1904, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that landowners could pump all of the groundwater they want from under their land without being held liable to others for drainage.
This... More ›
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the San Antonio Aggie Park in San Antonio. Registration will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a complimentary beef dinner.
TSCRA Special... More ›
AUSTIN -- The Texas Animal Health Commission and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed the presence of cattle fever ticks on Cameron County premises located outside the permanent quarantine zone.
In order to protect the land,... More ›
Q: Is kale hard to grow?
A: No, plant it now as a transplant. Transplants are available at most nurseries. Other greens to consider are Swiss chard, mustard, turnips, and collards.
Q: Cyclamen are over $6 each at my favorite nursery. How can... More ›
Cattle and calves: 773
(275 Steers; 213 Heifers; 234 Cows; 51 Bulls)
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 300-337
300-400 lb. 270-335
400-500 lb. 255-302
500-600 lb. 210-282
600-700 lb. 205-230
700-800... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending Oct. 18, feeder cattle prices quoted by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt) early in the week, but mostly steady to $5 lower at week’s end. Sharply lower feeder cattle futures pulled... More ›
Friday, Oct. 24
Compared to last week: Compared to last week: Alfalfa prices were weak to $5 lower as some producers are coming down on prices to get hay moving. Other classes of hay remain steady. Trade activity was light to moderate... More ›