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Chronic Wasting Disease in captive deer herds has been making headlines. Such a disease can financially hurt an industry, and cattlemen are constantly on guard for this. Disease... More ›
Nilgai -- one of a number of exotic antelopes in Texas -- have cattlemen concerned. The animals have been found to carry fever ticks -- a danger to cattle herds.
Dr. Dee Ellis, executive director of the Texas Animal Health Commission, gave... More ›
Cattle and calves: 579
(Steers-373; Heifers-132; Cows-47; and Bulls-27)
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 275-315
300-400 lb. 225-255
400-500 lb. 200-235
500-600 lb. 170-200
600-700 lb. 155-181
Med.,... More ›
Friday, Sept. 25
Compared to last report: Most hay classes this week sold steady except for top end quality Alfalfa saw a drop of $15-$20. Trade activity was light on light to moderate demand. Dairies remained quiet and dropping the top end of... More ›
This year as part of National 4-H Week and One Day 4-H, the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program will partner with the Texas A&M Forest Service to help celebrate that agency’s... More ›
Q. When can we divide our Dutch iris rhizomes? Do we need to plant them in new ground or a container immediately?
A. The ideal time to thin out iris is November but they are not fussy about the timing. It is great if you can plant the removed... More ›
Agricultural and timber registration numbers (ag/timber numbers) must be renewed every four years, regardless of when the number was first issued. The current numbers expire Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.
Renew online, by phone, or by mail. Complete... More ›