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Just Your Standard Bull

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Michael Sturgess

       I read a story in the local newspaper today the weather experts at NOAA are predicting an Atlantic hurricane season with “more than the usual number of storms.” Of course, there is no way of predicting the number that make landfall or how severe these storms may or may not be....

Texas Tales

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Mike Cox

Abilene is about as much a Southern city as Galveston is a New En-gland port. Abilene is pure West Texas. Not only, as the famous song says, do people there not treat you mean, folks in Abilene do not seem to dwell overmuch on the Lost Cause if at all....

D.C. News...

published: June 2nd 2017

Livestock industry calls for relief from EPA’s overly burdensome regulations  WASHINGTON--The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC) filed comments this week to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for immediate action on several burdensome regulations the agency put forward under previous administrations....

Executive Director’s Report...

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Bill Hyman source: ICA of Texas

The Texas Legislature regular session is wrapping up and it is anybody’s guess if there will be a special session. With just a few days to go, it looks like we will get the additional funding for fever ticks included in the budget....

Value of pregnancy testing

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Joe C. Paschal source: ICA of Texas

According to the Na-tional Animal Health Monitoring Survey conducted by USDA a few years ago, only about one-sixth of U.S. beef cattle producers regularly pregnancy test their cows after breeding season ends....

President’s Address

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Brian Malaer source: ICA of Texas

It is ICA Convention time and the stage is set for a great event. For someone wishing to learn more about our industry, there is no better place to be. If you are not a member, join us anyway and receive a free family membership with your paid registration....

Chapter Happenings Around The Lone Star State

published: June 2nd 2017 source: ICA of Texas

Chapter Happenings South Central Texas ICA By Laurie Miller Buck Taylor roping  a success The 12th Annual Buck Taylor SCTICA Team Roping was held in Seguin, Texas on Saturday, April 1, 2017....

The Texas Side Of Things...

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Jim Banner

As we celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, I’m reminded of the challenges that my father had teaching me about ranching and so many other things dealing with becoming a responsible adult.   I remember as a boy, when I would mess up and break something, my dad would look at me and say, “I really don’t know how your generation is going to make it....

Texas Tales

published: June 2nd 2017 by: Mike Cox

By 1883, the Trans-Pecos country of West Texas was positively tame compared to a few years earlier. The state's last Indian fight had been in January 1881, the worst of the man-killing outlaws were either dead or in prison and only a few stray buffalo survived on the east side of the Pecos....

D.C. News...

published: June 2nd 2017

Rancher calls on Congress to address ‘Sue and Settle’ abuse  If family ranching operations and rural economies are going to survive another generation, Congress must address the problem of so-called “sue and settle” abuse....

Texas Crop, weather...

published: June 2nd 2017

COLLEGE STATION – Moisture levels in most of the state appear adequate or better, but producers in some areas are still hoping for rain. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, state climatologist, College Station, said rain events over the past two weeks delivered quality rains to much of the state, benefitting Texas crops and available surface water....

The Texas Side Of Things...

published: May 19th 2017 by: Jim Banner

This past weekend I decided to take an extra day off and get a lot of unfinished work done at the ranch.   There comes a time when so much unfinished work builds up that I need to stop, plan a strategy and no matter what, stick to the game plan....

Texas Tales

published: May 19th 2017 by: Mike Cox

Books are not the only interesting things you can find in a library. The Sam Rayburn Li-brary in Bonham, in addition to housing Rayburn’s extensive personal collection of books and papers, has a 2,500 year-old Gre-cian urn....

D.C. News...

published: May 19th 2017

Importance of trade stressed as Senate confirms new U.S Trade Representative  WASHINGTON--The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) ap-plauded the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Robert Lighthizer to be the U....

Weighing The Market

published: May 19th 2017 by: Wes and Sharla Ishmael

Price volatility increases amid strong fundamentals “The market could certainly move higher, but the upside potential is dwindling compared to downside risk,” explained Andrew P. Griffith, agricultural economist at the University of Tennessee, in his early-May market comments....

Texas crop, weather...

published: May 19th 2017

COLLEGE STATION – From backyards to planted acres, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists said pest populations are on the rise around the state. Dr. Sonja Swiger, Agri Life Extension veterinary entomologist, Stephen-ville, said many pests emerged earlier than usual this year due to the weather, but populations and how long they stay will depend on the weather to come....

Just Your Standard Bull

published: May 5th 2017 by: Michael Sturgess

CNBC reports that President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts would be the largest since the Reagan administration. The New York Times claims that the radical reordering of the tax code would “significantly benefit the wealthy....

Texas Tales

published: May 5th 2017 by: Mike Cox

Anyone who knew how the community of Prairie Mount came to be called Roxton is long buried in Roxton’s cemetery, a resting place graced by lighted Texas and U.S. flags that fly around the clock....

D.C. News...

published: May 5th 2017

Sonny Perdue Sworn in as 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Washington, D.C.--Son-ny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S....

Executive Director’s Report...

published: May 5th 2017 by: Bill Hyman

The Texas Legislature is in full swing. Between debates on school finance, vouchers, which bathroom to use and sanctuary cities, not many bills are moving. You might think this is bad, but in reality it is great....

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