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Farm and Ranch News September 14, 2010  RSS feed
Hermine brings flooding and some relief from the heat
Texas crop, weather
      COLLEGE STATION -- The rain and cooler weather brought by Hermine will no doubt offer some relief to heat and drought-stressed crops, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.  
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Poisonous plant alert regarding cattle
      Several head of cattle have died from eating the plant Perilla Mint (Perilla frutescens).This toxic plant contains "perilla ketone", which produces pulmonary edema and pleural effusion. Toxic cases are usually in the late summer or fall after grazing the plant. The plant grows in shady areas under trees where cow rest and get some relief from high temperatures.  
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Texas landowner groups unite to reaffirm groundwater as vested, real private property right
      AUSTIN, TEXAS - Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Sept. 22, at the Producers Cooperative in Bryan from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The forums are aimed to help the public understand current groundwater ownership issues.  
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Fish Kill on Lake Fairfield
      ATHENS--A major fish kill occurred at Lake Fairfield August 25 through 26, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist Richard Ott.   Fish kills also occurred on Lake Fairfield in 2008 and 2009, but this year’s kill was several weeks earlier and of much greater magnitude.  
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Buffalo Livestock Report
     Sale Date: 9-11-10 Head Count: 2383 Last Week: 2034 Sellers: 293 Buyers: 70 Cutter Cows...................49-60.5 Fat Cows ..........................48-60 Canner Cows..................39-56.5
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Brazos Valley Livestock Report
     Date of Sale: 9-7-10 Total Receipts: 1118 Previous Week: 1454 Total Sellers: 142 Total Buyers: 66 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300 ......................... 124-141 300-400 ......................... 120-159 400-500 ......................... 113-142 500-600 .........................
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Groesbeck Livestock Report
     Date of Sale: 9-9-10 Head Count: 714 Cut/Boner.....................59-63.50 Canner Cow......................47-56 Breaker Utility Com Cow.............57-62 Thin Cows.........................40-46 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2..............72-75 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4.....69-72
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East Texas Livestock Report
     Date: 9-7-10 Volume: 2504 Tested: 570 Sellers: 228 Total Buyers: 77 Packer Buyers: 5 Order Buyers: 14 Cattle Companies: 31 Feeder Orders: 264
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