Livestock http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Conference offers latest updates http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-wheat-and-stocker-conference-offers-latest-updates <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The annual Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Cattle Conference, July 28, held this year in Lawton, Okla., will offer some guidance for producers who grow wheat and raise cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-wheat-and-stocker-conference-offers-latest-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-trails-wheat-and-stocker-conference-offers-latest-updates#comments Livestock Beef Wed, 20 May 2015 17:14:00 +0000 92471 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Stocker cattle will be a focus of the&nbsp; Cattle Trails conference July 28, held this year in Lawton, Okla.</p> Larry Redmon honored by Stephen F. Austin University http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/larry-redmon-honored-stephen-f-austin-university <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife forage specialist honored by Stephen F. Austin State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/larry-redmon-honored-stephen-f-austin-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/larry-redmon-honored-stephen-f-austin-university#comments Livestock Cattle Hay Thu, 14 May 2015 20:42:00 +0000 92421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Dale Perritt, Stephen F. Austin State University department of agriculture chair, right, presents Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, with the Department of Agriculture Outstanding Alumni Award.</p> (Courtesy photo) Beginning rancher and beef short courses scheduled for summer http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beginning-rancher-and-beef-short-courses-scheduled-summer <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock conferences feature insights on production, marketing and disease management, among other topics.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beginning-rancher-and-beef-short-courses-scheduled-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/beginning-rancher-and-beef-short-courses-scheduled-summer#comments Livestock Beef Thu, 14 May 2015 20:24:00 +0000 92411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Historic high prices in the cattle market and future trends will be one of many important topics discussed in-depth at the 2015 Texas A&amp;M Beef Cattle Short Course scheduled Aug. 3-5 at Texas A&amp;M University in College Station.</p> Correction: July 16, 2014 article regarding tick fever http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/correction-july-16-2014-article-regarding-tick-fever <div class="node-body article-body">“Bovine babesiosis is caused by Babesia bovis or Babesia bigemina in this hemisphere,” Dr. Holman explains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/correction-july-16-2014-article-regarding-tick-fever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/correction-july-16-2014-article-regarding-tick-fever#comments Livestock External Thu, 07 May 2015 20:38:00 +0000 92301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Chance meeting offers unique story opportunity http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body">Great-grandfather settled on the farm, near Howe, Texas, in 1867.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity#comments Cotton Livestock Beef Cotton Wed, 06 May 2015 14:52:00 +0000 92261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>At 86 Jim Jones has fond memories of life on farm that&#39;s been in the family since 1867.</p> Fever tick fight escalates on Texas border http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-escalates-texas-border <div class="node-body article-body">"We're down here chasing fever ticks," reports Dawna Michalke, Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) Region 3 inspector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-escalates-texas-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/fever-tick-fight-escalates-texas-border#comments Livestock External Tue, 05 May 2015 20:35:00 +0000 92231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New Mexico dairymen agree to monitor pollutants http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairymen-agree-monitor-pollutants <div class="node-body article-body">Because of multiple years of a debilitating drought, water flows in the Rio Grande have dropped dramatically, as they have in a pair of area reservoirs, the primary source of irrigation water to farmers in the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairymen-agree-monitor-pollutants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/new-mexico-dairymen-agree-monitor-pollutants#comments Livestock Dairy Thu, 09 Apr 2015 22:23:00 +0000 91911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattle raisers convention discusses market outlook, water and border security http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-raisers-convention-discusses-market-outlook-water-and-border-security <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Overall, Texas cattle producers continue to slowly rebuild herds as parts of the state continue to deal with drought conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-raisers-convention-discusses-market-outlook-water-and-border-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-raisers-convention-discusses-market-outlook-water-and-border-security#comments Livestock Beef Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:44:00 +0000 91891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Ron Gill, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist and associate department head for animal science at Texas A&amp;M University, leads a cattle handling demonstration at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Convention recently in Fort Worth.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Spring color is abundant in the Southern Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains <div class="node-body gallery-body">It takes some time and it takes some patience but the beauty is there if you look hard enough.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains#comments Grains Livestock Management Wheat Management Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:49:00 +0000 91871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Old barbed wire and new canola blooms</p> Making electricity with manure goal of new grant http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/making-electricity-manure-goal-new-grant <div class="node-body article-body">According to USDA, more and more agricultural operations are investing in alternative energy sources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/making-electricity-manure-goal-new-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/making-electricity-manure-goal-new-grant#comments Livestock Management Wed, 08 Apr 2015 01:00:00 +0000 91861 at http://southwestfarmpress.com