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This section carries the latest in industry news from our cattle associations, government agencies, and other sources as it pertains to the cattle industry and livestock industry as a whole. If it is news that relates to the beef cow or ranches in Texas and other states, then you will find it at southernlivestock.com.

AgriLife Extension grass-fed beef conference May 30-31

published: April 18th 2019 by: Blair Fannin source: Texas AgriLife Today

  COLLEGE STATION – The popular grass-fed beef conference is scheduled May 30-31 and will provide a comprehensive look at grass-fed beef production and marketing opportunities in Texas, according to organizers....

Egg prices lower than last year, but could see seasonal spike

published: April 17th 2019 by: Adam Russell source: Texas AgriLife Today

COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see a seasonal spike in egg prices as demand increases for baking and dying associated with the Easter holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....

AgriLife Extension offers landowner-oriented agricultural law meetings across Texas

published: April 12th 2019 by: Kay Ledbetter source: Texas AgriLife Today

  AMARILLO – Own a piece of Texas? Whether it is 2 acres or 200,000 acres, landowners need to be aware of their legal responsibilities and rights. “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” is a day-long program designed by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural law specialist in Amarillo....

Ranchers Leasing Workshop slated for April 24 in Burnet

published: April 8th 2019 by: Paul Schattenberg source: Texas AgriLife Today

BURNET – A Ranchers Leasing Workshop will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Burnet County from noon-4:30 p.m. April 24. The AgriLife Extension office is located at 607 N....

US cattle inventory continues to build

published: April 5th 2019 by: Blair Fannin source: Texas AgriLife Today

FORT WORTH – As the nation’s cattle inventory continues its expansion, consumer demand is increasing at a steady clip, according to experts speaking at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in Fort Worth....

April 4 webinar to focus on saving rural family lands

published: April 2nd 2019 by: Kay Ledbetter source: Texas AgriLife Today

COLLEGE STATION – “Saving Family Lands: Challenges and Opportunities for Working Lands in Texas” is the title of the April 4 natural resources webinar hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit....

South Texas Farm & Ranch Club to meet

published: April 1st 2019 by: Helen Holdsworth source: STFRC

  Rebecca Neill, Southern Hill Country Project director for The Nature Conservancy, will be the April speaker for the South Texas Farm & Ranch Club.  Neill will discuss The Nature Conservancy’s Love Creek Preserve, located in the Bandera Canyonlands in the western Texas Hill Country....

Ground beef from grass-fed and grain-fed cattle: Does it matter?

published: March 28th 2019 by: Stephen B. Smith source: Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science

The internet is awash in websites proclaiming the nutritional benefits of ground beef from grass-fed cattle. However, researchers in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University have published the only two research studies that actually compared the effects of ground beef from grass-fed cattle and traditional, grain-fed cattle on risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type II diabetes in men....

Cattleman’s Spring Clinic April 11th in Lampasas

published: March 22nd 2019 by: Susan Himes source: Texas AgriLife Today

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Lampasas, Burnet and Llano counties are hosting a Cattleman’s Spring Clinic on April 11 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 N....

Blackland Farmer podcasts offer helpful, timely, on-the-go producer info

published: March 19th 2019 by: Paul Schattenberg source: Texas AgriLife Today

  THRALL – Agricultural producers in the Blacklands now have a means of getting practical, objective, research-based information practically anywhere and at any time, thanks to two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service professionals....

South Texas Farm & Ranch Club to meet

published: March 18th 2019 by: Helen Holdsworth source: South Texas Farm and Ranch Club

Margaret Menicucci, attorney and counselor with Braun & Gresham, Attorneys at Law, will be the March speaker for the South Texas Farm & Ranch Club.  Menicucci will discuss family estate planning for land owners, including conservation easements and land transfers to the next generation....

2018 beef exports record-large; pork export volume just short of 2017 record

published: March 14th 2019 source: USMEF

Last year U.S. beef exports shattered the previous value record and achieved a new high for volume, according to year-end 2018 statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)....

Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference to feature landowner legalities, other topics

published: March 13th 2019 by: Kay Ledbetter

  KERRVILLE — Whether operating a working ranch or engaging with the general public through tourism endeavors, landowners are faced with a number of legalities that can affect their business....

Rancher leasing workshop to cover grazing, hunting and livestock agreements

published: March 12th 2019 by: Adam Russell source: Texas AgriLife Today

  NACOGDOCHES – A ranchers leasing workshop featuring Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service law and economics specialists is set for April 9 in Nacogdoches. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist, Amarillo, and Dr....

Brush Busters Basics set for March 14th in Del Rio

published: March 8th 2019 by: Susan Himes

  DEL RIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a Brush Busters Basics workshop on March 14 at the Dink Wardlaw Ag Complex, 300 E. 17th St. in Del Rio.  The workshop will run from 5:30-7:30 p....

Brangus names Wilkes as new executive

published: March 7th 2019 source: International Brangus Breeders Associaiton

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS…. Eddy Roberts, president of the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA), announced that Dr. Darrell Wilkes will assume the role of executive vice president of the 70-year-old Brangus cattle breed registry....

Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference to feature landowner legalities, other topics

published: March 6th 2019 by: Kay Ledbetter source: Texas AgriLife Today

KERRVILLE — Whether operating a working ranch or engaging with the general public through tourism endeavors, landowners are faced with a number of legalities that can affect their business. The sixth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service April 25-26 in Kerrville, will offer attendees a chance to learn about top laws they need to be aware of and hear from experts on other topics important to their operations, said Dr....

AgriLife Extension offers two days of education at Wichita Falls farm show March 13-14

published: March 5th 2019 by: Kay Ledbetter source: Texas AgriLife Today

  WICHITA FALLS – Two days of educational training offering Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Wichita County March 13-14....

Texas Animal Health Commission moves Mt. Pleasant office

published: March 4th 2019 source: Texas Animal Health Commission

AUSTIN –Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) relocated its Mount Pleasant Region Office to Sulphur Springs on March 1, 2019. This move facilitates long-term cost savings and strategically positions TAHC’s regional personnel to more effectively fulfill the agency’s mission of protecting the health and marketability of Texas’ livestock, exotic livestock and domestic and exotic fowl....

10 simple ammenities to boost employee morale

published: March 1st 2019 by: Tracey Erickson source: Igrow

Within the dairy and livestock industry we spend a majority of our time focused on animal comfort and care. We know this is extremely important, we also know that it is vital to the success of our operations and is highly valued by consumers....

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