Livestock http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Decline in Texas cattle auctions an expected development http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/decline-texas-cattle-auctions-expected-development <div class="node-body article-body">A viable system of live cattle auction markets will always be available in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/decline-texas-cattle-auctions-expected-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/decline-texas-cattle-auctions-expected-development#comments Livestock Beef Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:36:00 +0000 94021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cattle auction markets will continue to be an important tool for the Texas beef industry.</p> Toxic plants pose threat to cattle in hot, dry conditions http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/toxic-plants-pose-threat-cattle-hot-dry-conditions <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Toxic plants pose to threat to cattle in hot, dry conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/toxic-plants-pose-threat-cattle-hot-dry-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/toxic-plants-pose-threat-cattle-hot-dry-conditions#comments Livestock Cattle Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:11:00 +0000 93941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Coffee senna is a plant with 6-8 inch beans that can become toxic to livestock due to extreme heat and dry conditions.</p> (Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory photo) Downward spiral in cattle market not expected soon http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/downward-spiral-cattle-market-not-expected-soon <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle market expected to remain strong for near term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/downward-spiral-cattle-market-not-expected-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/downward-spiral-cattle-market-not-expected-soon#comments Livestock Beef Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:31:00 +0000 93691 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas cattlemen are encouraged to manage herds closely following market peak.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Cattle Trails Conference is one-stop shopping for wheat and stocker operators http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-conference-one-stop-shopping-wheat-and-stocker-operators <div class="field-byline"> Donald Stotts, OSU ag communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stocker, wheat conference offers latest updated for improved profit opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-conference-one-stop-shopping-wheat-and-stocker-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-conference-one-stop-shopping-wheat-and-stocker-operators#comments Livestock Beef Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:15:00 +0000 93271 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cattle Trails Conference in Lawton, Okla., offers latest information on stockers and wheat prodcution.</p> Rainfall helps Texas cattle herds rebound http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rainfall-helps-texas-cattle-herds-rebound <div class="node-body article-body">Economists and ranchers are beginning to talk in a positive tone about the future of beef in Texas ,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rainfall-helps-texas-cattle-herds-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rainfall-helps-texas-cattle-herds-rebound#comments Livestock Beef Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:29:00 +0000 92901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Following spring rainfall and forage recovery, the Texas beef cattle herd is reboounding.</p> House passes COOL Reform http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/house-passes-cool-reform <div class="node-body article-body">COOL Reform Act was widely supported by a large number of food and agricultural industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/house-passes-cool-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/house-passes-cool-reform#comments Government Livestock Livestock Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:17:00 +0000 92891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Beef and other ag and food industry organizations support the COOL Reform Act.</p> Following extreme weather livestock owners turn to TAHC http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/following-extreme-weather-livestock-owners-turn-tahc <div class="node-body article-body">TAHC called on in disasters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/following-extreme-weather-livestock-owners-turn-tahc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/following-extreme-weather-livestock-owners-turn-tahc#comments Livestock Livestock Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:40:00 +0000 92841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Research examines dairy cow genetics for fertility http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/research-examines-dairy-cow-genetics-fertility <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We think that genetics play a role in fertility, so we are looking beyond the effect of environment..."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/research-examines-dairy-cow-genetics-fertility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/research-examines-dairy-cow-genetics-fertility#comments Livestock Dairy Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:17:00 +0000 92801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A Holstein dairy cow tends to her baby calf.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Dr. Pablo Pinedo) Beef program offers quality assurance recommendations http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-program-offers-quality-assurance-recommendations <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef 706 is a free quality assurance program scheduled for the Everett E. Turner Range Animal Science Building, E. U.S. Highway 90, on the Sul Ross campus at Alpine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-program-offers-quality-assurance-recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beef-program-offers-quality-assurance-recommendations#comments Livestock Beef Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:11:00 +0000 92791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Beef 706 course slated for June 29-30 at Alpine</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Steve Byrns) Texas FSA responding to rain damage while completing drought claims http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims <div class="node-body article-body">Texas farmers, ranchers, and landowners who have incurred damage from recent adverse weather should gather all pertinent records and contact their local Farm Service Agency office as soon as possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:08:00 +0000 92711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com