New leadership represents cattle producers on Texas Beef Council board

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Source: Texas Beef Council The Texas Beef Council’s (TBC) newly elected board of directors began the new fiscal year leading the state’s producer-run beef marketing organization. The TBC board of directors consists entirely of beef producers providing representation of the state through organization affiliation. In addition, the board may elect two directors at large, without nomination by a qualified organization, to round out the board with equitable geographic and sector representation. Dave Edmiston, a...

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Crop Marketing Workshop slated Dec. 17 in Sinton

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in News | 0 comments

SINTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Nueces and San Patricio counties will host the Crop Marketing Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at the San Patricio County Fairgrounds Civic Center in Sinton The Civic Center is located at 219 W. 5th Street. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; presentations begin at 9 a.m. A participation fee of $10 will be payable at the door and includes a catered lunch. Jason Ott, AgriLife Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources in Nueces County, said...

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Coastal Bend Beef Cattle Field Day set Dec. 5 in Taft

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in News | 0 comments

TAFT – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Nueces and San Patricio counties, along with the Nueces/San Patricio Livestock Task Force will host the Coastal Bend Beef Cattle Field Day from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The field day will be held at Wendland Ranch, 7717 County Road 3963 in Taft. Program registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; presentations begin at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $20 per person, which includes lunch. “This year’s field day will emphasize the importance of the animal that represents...

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Land and Livestock Conference coming to Brady

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Tri-County Land and Livestock Conference will be held on Dec. 3 in Brady. The program, to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (AgriLife) offices in Concho, McCulloch and Menard counties, will start with registration at 8 a.m. followed by the program from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., according to AgriLife Today. Topics include pesticide laws and regulations, range herbicide updates and common mistakes, proper use of hand spraying pesticides, rainfall insurance, cattle market outlook, rural...

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Cattle theft reported in Houston County

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

TSCRA Special Ranger Brent Mast, Dist. 22 in South Texas, reports the theft of 6 head of cattle from a pasture in Houston County. On Nov. 3 a thief or thieves cut a lock to steal 1 black bull branded with “0482″ on the right side, 3 black calves, 1 light brown calf and 1 dark brown calf. The sex of the calves is unknown. If you have any information regarding this theft, please call Special Ranger Mast at 936-851-0122.

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