FLORESVILLE -- What is “U.S. beef”? This is the question for consumers who want to know where their food comes from, and those who want to protect the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service’s Label “A” -- beef that... More ›
The wet weather the area is receiving is a perfect storm for small annual and pre-emergent weeds, warned Bryan Davis, Wilson County AgriLife Extension Service agent, during the Jan. 19 South... More ›
The ag sector scored a victory recently. The 2015-20 Dietary Guidelines for Americans do not include “sustainable diets,” and the proposal to reduce red meat -- such as beef -- from the diet was... More ›
Texas Farm Bureau, the Texas A&M AgriLife, and the National Sorghum Producers are urging sorghum growers to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on a proposal that could lead to the loss of an insecticide that helps farmers... More ›
Consignors from five states are offering 70 breeding-age bulls, during a Charolais for Profit Sale set for Saturday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m. in the Columbus Livestock Auction in Columbus.
Bulls will be available for viewing Friday, Feb. 12, and Saturday... More ›
The National FFA Foundation has joined Tractor Supply Co. for the “Grants for Growing” program, which raises funds for local FFA chapter initiatives and awards minimum $500 competitive grants to participating chapters.
The deadline for local... More ›
Q. We have a tree with a very large trunk and are not sure how to proceed. A trunk of a 20-inch diameter live oak tree is leaning over our house. It has been there forever but now is leaning further. We can tell because it has pushed a rock post... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 245-275
300-400 lb. 225-245
400-500 lb.... More ›
Friday, Feb. 5
Compared to last report: All hay classes were steady on moderate movement. In the Panhandle, dairies and feedyards continue to purchase hay on an “as needed” basis. Fortunately the blizzard that has swept across the county went... More ›