Livestock: Don’t Ignore Toxic Butterweed – DTN

🕔May 31, 2019Those yellow flowers filling fields across the Midwest aren’t buttercups, baby. They are weeds and consumed in enough quantities, cressleaf groundsel, also called butterweed, can be toxic to livestock. Ohio […]

Texas Field Reports: Sheep, Goat Prices, Inventories Down Amid Strong Market

🕔Mar 5, 2019Markets for goat and sheep meat and fiber continue to be relatively strong despite softening prices and lower inventories, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Bill Thompson, […]

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, San Angelo, Aug. 16-17

🕔Jan 11, 2019The fifth Texas Sheep and Goat Expo conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug.16-17 in San Angelo’s 1st Community Federal Credit Union Spur Arena on […]

Oklahoma: A Life of Raising Sheep and Students of FFA and 4-H

🕔Dec 28, 2018When Joy Lynch’s father started raising sheep, it changed her life forever. It wasn’t until her sons, Keith and Kevin, were in 4-H that she realized it, however.  “My dad, since […]

Texas Livestock: Sheep, Goat Demand Remains High

🕔May 15, 2018The demand for sheep and goats continues to be strong in a growing market for meat, wool and mohair, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.   The […]

Texas Livestock: Goat and Sheep Markets Strong Amid Declining Numbers

🕔Mar 14, 2017Despite declining numbers, sheep and goats continue to be in demand and fetch good prices in Texas, said Bill Thompson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, San Angelo. Texas produces […]

Texas: Livestock Guardian Dogs Come to Area Ranches

🕔Mar 11, 2016The West Texas sheep and goat industry will soon be “going to the dogs” if a team of Texas A&M AgriLife experts has their way. Dr. Reid Redden and Dr. John […]

Livestock: Pasture Cohabitation Improves Bottom Line, Environment – DTN

🕔May 7, 2015“There is no such thing as a new idea,” Mark Twain wrote. Supporting that theory are some practices popular in agriculture today that are simply old ideas, revived; using cover […]

Kansas: Wheat Stressed from Disease and Drought – USDA

🕔Apr 28, 2015For the week ending April 26, 2015, precipitation of a half inch or more was common across Kansas, with heavier amounts in central counties, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural […]

North Dakota: Some Producers Planting Into Dry Scrolls – USDA

🕔Apr 28, 2015For the week ending April 26, 2015, cool temperatures prevailed with averages two to eight degrees below normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Up to half an […]

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