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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TSCRA: Brooks County horses to be tested for piroplasmosis

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission via the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has designated Brooks County as a high risk county for exposure to equine piroplasmosis, or piro, and will begin testing all equines, including horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and zebras in Brooks County on Nov. 14, 2014. An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6:00 p.m. at the Brooks County Courthouse Annex, 408 West Travis Street, Falfurrias, Texas...

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Cattle theft reported in Hill Country

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in News | 0 comments

TSCRA Special Ranger Max Hartmann, Dist. 26 in south Central Texas, reports the theft of 14 head of cattle from a ranch in Menard and Mason counties. Some time after Oct. 6, a thief or thieves cut the chain on a fence to steal 8 Angus Plus cows 5 black calves and 1 Hereford bull. The cows are branded with “I -” (I bar) on the left side, steer calves have an under bit left ear, heifer calves an under bit right ear, and the Hereford bull is branded “SR” on the left hip. If you have any...

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