Texas Field Reports: Summer Conditions, Forage Quality Can Reduce Cattle Gains Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Don’t let the dog days of summer lead to declines in cattle herd performance, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Joe Paschal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, said livestock […]

Livestock: Bearish Hogs, Pigs Report with Few Bright Spots on the Horizon Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Another all-time record hog inventory amidst the COVID-19 pandemic extends further downward pressure on prices. The USDA’s June Hogs and Pigs report places the June 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs […]

West Texas Webinar: Drought Management Considerations – July 21 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 6, serving the counties of West Texas, will address drought management when it presents its next free “On the Line with AgriLife” webinar at […]

Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer in the Forecast Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
Despite rains in parts of Texas and more in the immediate forecast, summer 2020 looks like it will be especially dry and hot for most of the state, according to […]

Texas Field Reports: Beef Prices Dropping Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Wholesale beef prices are dropping as the production logjam in processing plants created by COVID-19 continues to loosen and return to normal, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. David Anderson, […]

North Carolina Ag-Gag Law Declared Unconstitutional – DTN Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
A federal judge Friday ruled North Carolina’s so-called “ag-gag” law is unconstitutional, in yet another loss for laws across the country designed to prevent animal-rights groups from conducting undercover investigations […]

Coronavirus: Meat Packer Scrutiny Continues – DTN Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Tuesday credited the Department of Justice for beginning “sweeping initiatives” against the country’s four largest meatpackers. Speaking to reporters during a weekly call, Grassley said […]

Livestock Markets: Pay Attention to All the Details – DTN Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
With the market’s recent drunken binge of events — COVID-19, slaughterhouses shutting down, cattle backing up and slim feedlot placements — I’d like to think that we could rely on […]

Ag Markets: FAPRI Baseline Update for U.S. Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
On Tuesday, the University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) released its June Baseline Update for U.S. Agricultural Markets.   The update incorporates government payment programs that were announced before June […]

Texas Field Reports: Peach Quality, Prices Look Good Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
Peach producers in the Hill Country are reporting good quality and good demand despite an odd winter and remaining COVID-19 restrictions, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Jim Kamas, AgriLife […]

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