Livestock http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Amarillo, Texas, donates $15 Million to Texas Tech Veterinary College http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/amarillo-texas-donates-15-million-texas-tech-veterinary-college <div class="field-byline"> Texas Tech University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Tech University System is creating a program tailored to address a specific need as identified by the report in a cost-efficient and innovative manner.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/amarillo-texas-donates-15-million-texas-tech-veterinary-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/amarillo-texas-donates-15-million-texas-tech-veterinary-college#comments Livestock Livestock Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:09:00 +0000 101421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattlemen learn about herd management, toxic plants, research efforts http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-learn-about-herd-management-toxic-plants-research-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">New AgriLife reports offer key tips for cattlemen.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-learn-about-herd-management-toxic-plants-research-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-learn-about-herd-management-toxic-plants-research-efforts#comments Livestock Livestock Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:20:00 +0000 101121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The Managing the Beef Herd Sept. 23 program will also will include a tour of Circle X Ranch operations at Camp Cooley.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Bevers retires from AgriLife Extension marketing after 27 years http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/bevers-retires-agrilife-extension-marketing-after-27-years <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stan Bevers has been an economist with the AgriLife Extension in Vernon for more than 27 years, through the good years and the hard years.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/bevers-retires-agrilife-extension-marketing-after-27-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/bevers-retires-agrilife-extension-marketing-after-27-years#comments Livestock Beef Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:27:00 +0000 100991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Stan Bevers, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service economist, Vernon, speaking at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Convention.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Blair Fannin) Cattle prices down; exports key for the future; beware toxic plants http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-prices-down-exports-key-future-beware-toxic-plants <div class="node-body article-body">Three recent reports from Texas AgriLife media services cover the short course and announce a new workshop on toxic plant management Aug. 15 in Lubbock</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-prices-down-exports-key-future-beware-toxic-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/cattle-prices-down-exports-key-future-beware-toxic-plants#comments Livestock Cattle Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:38:00 +0000 100571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The trade show at the Texas A&amp;M Beef Cattle Short Course features networking among industry vendors and cattle producers.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Farm loans still relatively cheap, but repayment more challenging http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging <div class="node-body article-body">“Many farmers who are in precarious financial situations may face forced sales, and a depressed equipment market certainly won’t improve matters.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging#comments Corn Cotton Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Livestock Management Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Lenders across Mississippi reported that, on average, 61 percent of farmers had less than one year&rsquo;s operating capital available to meet financial obligations, while 39 percent had one to two years&rsquo; operating capital available.</strong></em></p> Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun Vet gun offers simple option to treat cattle for horn flies http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/vet-gun-offers-simple-option-treat-cattle-horn-flies <div class="node-body video-body">The Vet Gun allows operators to apply insecticide in the pasture, without bringing cattle into holding pens</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/vet-gun-offers-simple-option-treat-cattle-horn-flies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/vet-gun-offers-simple-option-treat-cattle-horn-flies#comments Livestock Cattle Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:15:00 +0000 99901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Seven key topics from the Stiles Farm Field Day http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/seven-key-topics-stiles-farm-field-day <div class="node-body article-body">Seven good reasons the 53rd Stiles Farm foundation Field Day attracted a large crowd of farmers, livestock operators, and ag industry leaders..</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/seven-key-topics-stiles-farm-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/seven-key-topics-stiles-farm-field-day#comments Corn Cotton Livestock Cattle Cotton Grains Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:53:00 +0000 99751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Conservation tillage is an ongoing research project on the Stiles Farm.</p> Crops, wine grapes, cattle and equipment featured at summer field days, tours, and conferences http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/crops-wine-grapes-cattle-and-equipment-featured-summer-field-days-tours-and-conferences <div class="node-body article-body">Varied lineup available for summer field days, meetings and tours.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/crops-wine-grapes-cattle-and-equipment-featured-summer-field-days-tours-and-conferences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/crops-wine-grapes-cattle-and-equipment-featured-summer-field-days-tours-and-conferences#comments Livestock Crops Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000 99591 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cattle handling will be featured in two conferences this summer.</p> Texas AgriLife Extension Livestock Indemnity Program may offer benefits for livestock death losses http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/livestock-indemnity-program-may-offer-benefits-livestock-death-losses <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Livestock Indemnity Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides benefits to livestock producers for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/livestock-indemnity-program-may-offer-benefits-livestock-death-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/livestock-indemnity-program-may-offer-benefits-livestock-death-losses#comments Livestock Livestock Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:02:00 +0000 99441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com When ticks bite: Part 3 http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/when-ticks-bite-part-3 <div class="field-byline"> Leilana McKindra, OSU Communications Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most effective front line defense against ticks is a repellant containing DEET.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/when-ticks-bite-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/when-ticks-bite-part-3#comments Livestock Livestock Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:33:00 +0000 99311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Experts anticipate this year&rsquo;s tick season will be longer and possibly more intense after recent mild winters and wet springs. Hard ticks, such as the American dog tick&nbsp; will be a main concern for Oklahomans.</p>