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Agriculture July 27, 2010  RSS feed
TDA Market Recap July 19, 2010
     AUSTIN – (July 19, 2010) For the week ending July 17, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 higher per hundredweight, with a few locations as much as $9 higher. A shrinking supply of feeders and fed cattle prices that averaged $1.65 per hundredweight higher than a week ago supported the market.
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Chute ‘n the Bull
      Aquatic vegetation is the proper name for the "moss" seen in ponds and other bodies of water. Unfortunately, many people do not view aquatic vegetation in a favorable light, with coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum) being a species that is often viewed negatively. In truth, coontail has both positive and negative attributes, and methods are available to control its growth.  
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Corn, boxes, and the Guadalupe builds leadership for Leon County 4-H
      Sixteen youth and 4 adults can now tell you how a river, corn, boxes, and a gold vault are all part of a 3-day trip in and around the State Capital. The Leon County 4-H Council traveled to New Braunfels and Austin, July 19-20, 2010, for the annual Council Leadership Retreat. 
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Buffalo Livestock Report
     Sale Date: 7-24-10 Head Count: 1512 Last Week: 1421 Sellers: 227 Buyers: 49 Cutter Cows...................51-61.5 Fat Cows........................52-61.5 Canner Cows.....................42-59
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Brazos Valley Livestock Report
     Date of Sale: 7-13-10 Total Receipts: 1021 Previous Week: 833 Total Sellers: 139 Total Buyers: 57 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300....................... 141-182.5 300-400.......................... 127-156 400-500.......................... 114-139 500-600..........................
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ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT
     Date of Sale: 7-14-10 Head Count: 557 Buyers: 49 Sellers: 82 Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings 200-300.......................
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Groesbeck Livestock Report
     Date of Sale: 7-22-10 Head Count: 931 Cut/Boner.........................58-62 Canner Cow......................50-56 Breaker Utility Com Cow.............56-60 Thin Cows.........................40-46 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2...............68-70 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4.....65-68
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East Texas Livestock Report
     Date: 7-20-10 Volume: 1200 Tested: 244 Sellers: 196 Total Buyers: 68 Packer Buyers: 5 Order Buyers: 15 Cattle Companies: 30 Feeder Orders: 241
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