During October, Ana Reese, Tanner White, Michael Anderson, and Bryson Andruss represented the area, as well as the state of Texas, to earn several awards on the state and national levels while... More ›
Cattle raisers need to take a stand against beef myths and promote beef to the 98 percent of consumers who have no idea about agriculture. This was the message delivered Oct. 20 by two speakers... More ›
LUBBOCK -- The Corn Producers Association of Texas encourages farmers to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed rule changes for applying... More ›
It’s time once again for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) annual winter rainbow trout stocking.
Beginning in late November and continuing through March, TPWD will stock nearly 300,000 hatchery-reared rainbow trout at more than... More ›
A report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that claims red and processed meats cause cancer is a bunch of bull, according to Wilson County Farm Bureau... More ›
The 24th annual Rancher’s Choice Charolais Bull Sale is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. in the Nixon Livestock Commission Co., located off U.S. 87 east of Nixon.
The sale will offer 112 breeding age Charolais bulls. All bulls are from registered... More ›
The sixth National Conference on Grazing Lands, hosted by the National Grazing Lands Coalition, is Sunday through Wednesday, Dec. 13-16, at the Hyatt Regency DFW near Grapevine.
The conference... More ›
The Bull Classic, offering more than 60 head of registered bulls, is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. in the Edna Livestock Auction, located at 1543 S.H. 111N. in Edna.
The sale includes Horned Hereford, Red Angus, Angus, Brangus, and Charolais... More ›
The county executive director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency in Wilson County, Stephen Svacina, announced Sept. 28 that ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster... More ›
The Floresville FFA Skills team placed sixth in Area VII competition Nov. 18, in Blanco. Team members Aubrey Rutten, Patrick Silva, and Emily Smith are freshmen at Floresville High School.
The team qualified for area competition by placing first... More ›
Q. When should we relegate our fall tomato, pepper, eggplant, and okra plants to the compost pile? They are still producing some veggies but I want to make more room for broccoli, carrots, spinach, onions, English peas, and lettuce.
A. They... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold $2-$8 higher. Packer cows sold $2-$3 higher.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 265-315
300-400 lb. 235-260
400-500... More ›
Friday, Nov. 20
Compared to last report: All classes of hay remained steady this week as movement was light to moderate. Parts of the Panhandle received snow while others got thunderstorms with tornados mid-week. The cold snap prompted buyers... More ›