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 […]

Nebraska: Planting Slow Due to Cool Soil Temps – USDA

🕔Apr 28, 2015For the week ending April 26, 2015, rain fell over the weekend in many southern counties, including those in the lower Panhandle, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. […]

South Dakota: Field Crops Ahead of Last Year – USDA

🕔Apr 28, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 26, 2015. For the week ending April 26, 2015, near normal temperatures were experienced throughout most of the State, according to […]

Colorado: Planting Progresses Despite Lack of Precipitation – USDA

🕔Apr 28, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 26, 2015. AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Last week was marked by cooler temperatures throughout Colorado while replenishing precipitation events were noted in several localities. […]

Colorado: Calving, Lambing Progress Well – USDA

🕔Apr 14, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 12, 2015. Soil moisture supplies were reduced following high winds and dry conditions, maintained from the previous week. Fieldwork continued while […]

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