Agriculture

    Fairfax Man Arrested for Larceny of Livestock
Oklahoma City, Okla. – A Fairfax, Okla., man was arrested in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Thursday and charged with larceny of domestic animals. TSCRA Special Ranger Bart...
Arkansas Man Arrested for Theft of Livestock after Manhunt 
Carthage, Texas – Bradley Wayne Guthrey, 25, of North Little Rock, Ark. was arrested in Carthage, Texas on Tuesday, Dec. 9 and charged with multiple felonies after it was...
Texas crop, weather for Dec. 3, 2014
COLLEGE STATION — Cotton was late to mature throughout the state this year, but timely rains and favorable conditions during the fall resulted in a good year for many...
Farm owners, producers can choose their own program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture...
Four Suspects Indicted in East Texas Cattle Theft Case
Carthage, Texas – Four Carthage, Texas suspects were indicted Nov. 6, 2014 after being charged with theft of livestock after stealing one cow from a neighboring rancher in...
Adjusting stocking rates to control weeds only one of many...
Belted Galloway cattle, commonly known as “Oreo” cows, graze on a Texas pasture. Appropriate stocking rates are important for forage health and weed suppression, according...
Southwest Texas deer crop expected to be great this year
COLLEGE STATION – Deer hunting in Southwest Texas is expected to be “really terrific” this year thanks to timely rains, according to Dr. Rob Hogan, Texas A&M AgriLife...
Four-state cattle conference set Dec. 10 in Texarkana
TEXARKANA, Ark. – Helping livestock producers take advantage of historically high markets and rebuilding herds will be just two of the presentations at this year’s Four...
AgriLife Economist: ‘High’ 2014 feed grains stocks are really a...
COLLEGE STATION – Though this year’s predicted bumper feed grains yields are driving down prices farmers see, the long-term result could add stability to what has been a...
Stocker gains more than 2.5 pounds per head per day realized
OVERTON – As cattle prices continue to soar, breaking all previous records, some might wonder why anyone would take animals off winter pasture at 800 to 850 pounds in mid...
Texas crop, weather for Oct. 7, 2014
COLLEGE STATION – While nearly all Gulf Coast and Central Texas cotton has been harvested, much of the Texas High Plains cotton is still two weeks away, according to Texas...
Texas A&M Institute Reports New Information About Land Losses in...
AUSTIN -- Texas experienced a net loss of nearly 1.1 million acres of privately owned farms, ranches and forests from 1997 to 2012, continuing the trend of rural land...
Texas Food Prices Continue to Rise
Texas shoppers will dig a little deeper in their pockets during their next trip to the grocery store, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch...
Ardmore Man Surrenders for Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property
Waurika, Okla. – Cody Wayne Blalock, 28, of Ardmore Okla., surrendered himself to authorities Thursday on a felony warrant for knowingly concealing stolen property. Texas...
Corn yields so far some of the best in years
COLLEGE STATION – The corn harvest finished in the southern and eastern parts of the state with generally pretty good yields and some outstanding ones, according to a Texas...