A Range and Pasture Plant Identification team from Falls City earned two second-place titles in March, with one individual placing first and earning a $5,000 scholarship.
The Falls City team... More ›
With the Texas beef checkoff program now in its seventh month of operation, producers opposed to the establishment are asking how to obtain a refund.
Beef producers across the state had a chance to have their say when a referendum was conducted... More ›
The 10th annual Buck Taylor South Central Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association (SCTICA) Benefit Team Ropin’ is set for Saturday, April 25, at the Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Arena in Stockdale, featuring No. 7, 9, and 11 ropings.
No. 7... More ›
On May 8, La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show auction sellers are encouraged to wear T-shirts they received at the 2015 La Vernia show to honor the late Wade Busby on his birthday.
On... More ›
COLLEGE STATION -- This year, the sugarcane aphid has been found overwintering much farther north than previously expected, according to Dr. Robert Bowling, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist from Corpus Christi.
This means the... More ›
The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association and singer/songwriter Brenn Hill have once again partnered to promote Hill’s 11th studio recording, “Spirit Rider.”
In recent years, Hill... More ›
The U.S. Agriculture Department’s Prospective Plantings report indicates that compared to 2014 farmers will plant more acres of soybeans but fewer acres of corn this spring.
According to... More ›
Q. What can we do now to control the weeds in the landscape?
A. It is too late to prevent the cool-weather weeds, such as bedstraw, beggars lice, thistle, henbit, rescue grass, and annual bluegrass, with a pre-emergent herbicide. Next year apply... 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. 395-450
300-400 lb. 325-375
400-500... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending April 4, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, ranging from $5 lower to $7 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were mostly steady to $1 higher. Fed cattle weekly... More ›
Friday, April 10
Compared to last week: Hay prices were mostly unchanged. Trade activity was slow to moderate on light to moderate demand. Freight continued to cause wide price spreads in alfalfa prices. The Panhandle was under a Red Flag warning... More ›