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Farm and Ranch News March 5, 2013  RSS feed
Texas crop, weather: Cotton plantings predicted to be down as much as 25 percent
     COLLEGE STATION – Texas cotton planting is expected to be down by as much as 25 percent from last year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state cotton specialist.
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TDA Market Recap February 26, 2013
     For the week ending Feb. 23, 2013, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were uneven, from $7 lower to $6 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with most on the steady to lower end of that range. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were $3 to $8 lower. The Oklahoma City National Stockyards were mostly steady to $4 higher, except heifer calves were steady to $2 lower. 
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Texas monthly oil and gas statistics
     JANUARY PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 1,978 original drilling permits in January 2013 compared to 1,581 in January 2012. The January total included 1,819 permits to drill new oil and gas wells, 36 to re-enter existing well bores, and123 for re-completions. 
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