Tommy Fletcher, a sophomore at Texas Tech University, is a member of the university’s meat judging team, which won the Jan. 17 American Meat Science Association National Western Collegiate Meat... More ›
Two Poth High School teams, comprised soley of sophomores, are competing in junior ag mechanics competitions at local and statewide stock shows for the first time.
Daniel... More ›
Robert Yosko of Floresville recently won second place in the Mulch-Till Non-Irrigated division of the 2015 National Sorghum Producers Yield Contest in Texas. Yosko won with Pioneer brand hybrid 84G62, which yielded 120.05 bushels per acre.
Yosko... More ›
East Central FFA Booster Club’s Livestock Judging Contest is set for Saturday, Feb. 27 -- the day before the San Antonio contest. Check-in will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m., with the contest set for 2:30 p.m. The contest will take place at the... More ›
The La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show is staying in March for the 59th annual event, but has moved up for 2016. The La Vernia Chamber of Commerce members ask that you mark your calendars for Thursday through Saturday, March... More ›
A Cisco man was arrested Jan. 12 for felony theft of livestock after stealing a horse from a rancher in Mason County.
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Mike Barr said he met with the victim in Mason... More ›
Twelve trail ride groups from across the state will travel a total of 1,309 miles to converge on the Alamo City and promote the 67th annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
As in the mid-1800s, a trail boss is responsible on the ride, to ensure... More ›
South Texas Trail Riders
Fri., Feb. 5
8 ... Leave Edroy
11-12 ... Lunch at Hartzendorf Gin
4 ... Arrive Tynan
8-12 ... Dance ($5) - Bobby Marquez
Sat., Feb. 6
8 ... Leave Tynan
11-12 ... Lunch at Skidmore FD
4:15 ... Arrive Beeville... More ›
This year marks the 57th anniversary of the South Texas Trail Riders coming through Falls City.
A dance, with music by “Cactus Country,” will be held at the Falls City Hall Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets will be sold at the... More ›
One lucky person will never have to buy another Texas hunting or fishing license for the rest of their life. Texas residents have a chance to win a lifetime license Thursday, June 30. Entries are on sale through Monday, June 27, and can be purchased... More ›
Q. You were discussing the value of aeration and top dressing on the Milberger Gardening South Texas Show. I didn’t hear that you described what kind of aerator was required? Would it work to... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to very active. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 245-275
300-400... More ›
Friday, Jan. 29
Compared to last report: Most hay classes were steady this week on slow to moderate movement. Ground Alfalfa sold $5-$10 lower. Dairies are dealing with the aftermath of the recent blizzard and are still totaling their losses,... More ›