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Farm and Ranch News April 2, 2013  RSS feed
Texas crop, weather: Hard freeze likely damaged much of fall-emerged wheat
     COLLEGE STATION – A large part of the Texas winter wheat crop could have been damaged by hard freezes March 24-26, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. 
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TDA Market Recap March 26, 2013
     For the week ending March 23, 2013, feeder cattle price trends reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to as much as $8 lower, though a few locations also noted higher prices on at least a portion of their offerings. The Oklahoma City National Stockyards were $1 to $3 lower on feeders and $3 to $6 lower on calves, while Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $4 lower. 
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RRC production statistics and allowables for April 2013
     AUSTIN –– The Texas average rig count as of March 15 was 837, representing about 49 percent of all active land rigs in the United States. In the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 547 million barrels of oil and 7.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. 
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