The Floresville FFA has been able to keep a great tradition going with its Public Relations Leadership team. The 2014-15 team of Julie Rakowitz, Rachel Miksch, Bailey Pawelek, and Emily Mann has been very successful this fall competing... More ›
The United States has appealed the Oct. 20 World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling regarding mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). See “Vilsack addresses WTO ruling,” Nov. 12 Wilson County... More ›
CORPUS CHRISTI -- A South Texas dairyman, farmer, and rancher has been elected president of Texas Farm Bureau, the state’s largest farm and ranch organization.
Russell Boening... More ›
COLLEGE STATION -- Depending upon the weather and consumer tolerance for high prices, 2015 could be a make-it or break-it year for beef producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension... More ›
Q. The acorn crop is huge this year in my yard. They are messy and sharp. The dogs don’t even like to walk in the yard. Is there any reasonable way to pick them up?
A. The acorns in the driveway can be swept into piles, but the ones in the lawn... More ›
A Fall Pasture Management & CEU (Continuing Education Units) Workshop will be held Thursday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce Hall located at 12301 U.S. 87.
Speakers scheduled for the workshop include:
•Dr.... More ›
Cattle and calves: 750
(346 Steers; 251 Heifers; 127 Cows; 26 Bulls)
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 325-400
300-400 lb. 310-400
400-500 lb. 270-337
500-600 lb. 235-298
600-700 lb. 215-260
700-800... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending Dec. 6, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few locations as much as $15 higher and some $3-$4 lower. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were $1-$4 lower.... More ›
Friday, Dec. 12
Compared to last week: Hay prices were unchanged. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. Mild temperatures continued this week to have buyers hesitant on buying more hay. Temperatures were in the 60s and livestock... More ›