Record cotton crop due not to bumper yields but few failed fields

Texas crop, weather

COLLEGE STATION — While hot, humid days stressed some crops, cotton, for the most part, was doing well with few of the catastrophic failures of previous years, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service cotton expert. A July U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast predicted a record crop. Though the forecast was issued when much of the state’s crop was about half […]

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TDA Market Recap August 9, 2010



AUSTIN – (August 9, 2010) For the week ending August 7, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were uneven, from $5 lower per hundredweight to $5 higher. Higher grain prices and steady fed cattle prices pressured the feeder market. Fed cattle prices were near unchanged with wholesale beef prices lower. Cotton ended the week higher on a continued tight […]

Buffalo Livestock Report



Sale Date: 8-14-10 Head Count: 1972 Last Week: 1820 Sellers: 242 Buyers: 67 Cutter Cows………………….53-63 Fat Cows………………………49-64 Canner Cows…………………42-60 Slaughter Bulls Steady/Down Heavy Bulls………………….71-76 Light Bulls……………………63-69 Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs………………..1000-1175 Good Pairs………………850-1000 Plain Pairs………………..710-850 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..550-1050 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs……………….125-190 200-300 lbs……………….125-185 300-400 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-3-10 Total Receipts: 878 Previous Week: 742 Total Sellers: 146 Total Buyers: 66 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300…………………….. 135-179 300-400…………………….. 130-164 400-500…………………….. 121-143 500-600………………….. 111-132.5 600-700…………………….. 109-121 700-800……………………………. —- Med/Large #1-2’s 200-300…………………….. 110-130 300-400…………………….. 100-125 400-500…………………….. 100-120 500-600…………………….. 103-110 600-700………………………. 99-108 Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1 200-300………………….. 120-137.5 300-400…………………….. 115-133 400-500…………………….. 113-129 500-600…………………….. 105-115 600-700…………………….. 100-107 700-800………………………. […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 8-11-10 Head Count: 813 Buyers: 48 Sellers: 89 Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings 200-300………………….. 1.15-1.89 300-400…………………..1.10-1.63 400-500…………………..1.00-1.31 500-600……………………..98-1.15 600-700……………………..95-1.13 700-800……………………..85-1.09 Heifers Calves & Yearlings 200-300…………………..1.10-1.91 300-400…………………..1.00-1.27 400-500……………………..95-1.18 500-600……………………..92-1.33 600-700……………………..90-1.07 700-800……………………..82-1.03 Slaughter Cows……………… 42-65 Slaughter Bulls………………. 62-74 Stocker Cows…. 525.00-900.00 Pairs……………. 675.00-1000.00 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login […]

Groesbeck Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-12-10 Head Count: 1041 Cut/Boner…………………….55-60 Canner Cow………………….48-55 Breaker Utility Com Cow………….59-64 Thin Cows…………………….40-46 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2……………72-78 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..69-72 Stocker Cows Young Bred Cows…….750-1050 Older Plain Cows……….600-800 Good Choice Pairs…..1000-1200 Common Medium Pair…800-1000 Stocker & Feeder Calves & Yearlings Steers Good & Choice Up to 200………………………….—- 300-400…………………….140-155 400-500…………………….123-130 500-600…………………….115-123 600-700…………………….111-118 700-800…………………….103-111 Heifers Good & Choice […]

East Texas Livestock Report



Date: 8-10-10 Volume: 1949 Tested: 308 Sellers: 213 Total Buyers: 67 Packer Buyers: 5 Order Buyers: 15 Cattle Companies: 33 Feeder Orders: 258 Slaughter Cows Canners……………………34-47.00 Boning/Utility…………..48-56.00 Cutters……………………..57-65.00 Slaughter Bulls……………. 55-75 Bred Cows…………… 520-980/hd Cow/Calf Pairs…………. 630-1040 Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s 150-200………………. 130-182.50 205-300…………………… 125-173 305-400…………………… 120-167 405-500…………………….110-148 505-600…………………….. 88-128 605-800………………….84.50-117 Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1 110-200…………………….110-182 205-300…………………… 100-168 […]

Paws and Pals

4-H program for kids who love dogs

Paws and Pals, the 4-H project for kids who love dogs, is sponsoring AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Classes and AKC Canine Good Citizens classes beginning Tuesday, September 7th – October 26th, 2010. Classes will be held at the Centerville Show Barn. S.T.A.R. puppy classes will begin at 5:30pm and last 50 minutes. Canine Good Citizen classes will begin at 6:30 and […]

Goat Gossip

Freestone County Goat Breeders Association

Gwen loves to hang out with me because I have a personality flaw that many Men would find terrible. I like to shop! Take me to Walmart and we could spend hours there. Tractor Supply is one of my favorite stores. You name it. Atwood’s, Home Depot, Sam’s, and any curio, furniture, antique, rustic artsy store, hardware, feed store, or […]