Livestock http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 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 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