A total of 120 exhibitors made it to the auction sale for the 2015 La Vernia Jun-ior Livestock & Poultry Show. The overall sale ended with an estimated total of $565,904. The 58th annual show was held March 26-28 for 4-H and FFA students of La Vernia... More ›
Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in three horses at a Pecos County premises located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton. The animals were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling on the animals’ tongues and lips,... More ›
Q. My St. Augustine lawn is not as thick as it once was. The trees have grown larger, and it is shadier. What can I do to make the lawn thicker?
A. If shade is causing the thin lawn, there is not much you can do. Even St. Augustine grass requires... More ›
Cattle on hand: 413
Market steady, heifers softer compared to last week.
Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:
No. 1 Calves:
300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 289-375, Heifers 240-310
400-500 lb. Steers & bulls... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending May 16, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $6 lower to $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $2 higher.... More ›
Texas Corn Producers encourages farmers to review their farm program selection under the new farm bill, as the organization, according to a May 20 press release, has been notified that the U.S.... More ›
Continued heavy rains through the South, Central, Southeast, East, and North regions of the state delayed hay harvesting, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.
The current cool,... More ›
Following the World Trade Organization’s fourth ruling May 18 that U.S. mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) regulations violate global trade rules, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced his... More ›
A Beginning Rancher Educational Program is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 9-10, at the O.D. Butler Jr. Animal Science Complex at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The free workshop... More ›