Leon County Extension Education Association hosts “Kids Camp”




On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 the Leon Extension Education Association (EEA) (which includes the Buffalo, Jewett, Leona-Centerville and Normangee Clubs) hosted and conducted the Leon County 4-H Summer Camp (a.k.a. “Kids Camp”) at the AgriLife Office in the 3rd floor conference room from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Eleven kids participated in the creation of gourd bird houses by painting […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



7/20/16 Deputy Jerry Nichols dispatched to Commerce Street in Buffalo in reference to a suspicious activity complaint. Upon arrival, everything was found to be okay. Report made. Deputy Bud Trammel dispatched to Hwy. 79 in Jewett in reference to a theft complaint. One arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail. Case pending. Deputy Bud Trammel dispatched to Hwy. 79 […]

Game Warden Field Notes



The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Don’t Run from the Law Game wardens were patrolling Possum Kingdom Lake for water safety compliance when they stopped two PWCs (Personal Watercraft) for water safety inspections and subsequently issued both operators citations for not having boater education. As the subjects left the contact, they […]

Community Calendar



Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 991 will hold its regular scheduled meeting on August 9th 2016 at our meeting hall at 927 Gardner Drive in Palestine Texas. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. Chapter #991 services communities in a six county area with veteran’s assistance and has an active Color Guard that provides services to […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report: Wildfire threat increases amid hot, arid conditions around the state



COLLEGE STATION – New growth from spring and early summer rains are causing wildfire concern as summer heat and dry conditions have turned much of Texas into a tinderbox. Dr. Andy Vestal, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service director for emergency management programs at Texas A&M University in College Station, said spring and early summer rains did wonders for producers around […]

TDA Market Recap



AUSTIN – (July 25, 2016) For the week ending July 22, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices $2 to $10 lower, with instances of steady to $3 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices steady to $4 lower. Wholesale Beef values were lower, with Choice Grade losing $2.48 to close at $200.09 per hundredweight (cwt) and Select Grade losing $1.54 […]

BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 7-30-16Head Count: 1444Last Week: 1140Sellers: 216Buyers: 70Cutter Cows………………….63-83Fat Cows………………………60-80Canner Cows…………………50-70Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………..85-108Light Bulls……………………80-95Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/TGood Pairs……………..1350-2025Plain Pairs……………..1100-1250Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………1000-1725Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….155-200200-300 lbs……………….140-200300-400 lbs……………….135-197400-500 lbs……………….130-158500-600 lbs……………….120-145 600-700 lbs……………….115-139700-800 lbs……………….105-132Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….135-170200-300 lbs……………….130-155300-400 lbs……………….128-150400-500 lbs……………….120-145500-600 […]

BRAZOS VALLEY LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 7-26-16Total Receipts: 1074Total Sellers: 126Total Buyers: 60Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 160-170300-400…………………….. 150-165400-500…………………….. 140-155500-600…………………….. 135-145600-700…………………….. 130-137700-800…………………….. 125-132Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 150-159300-400…………………….. 139-149 400-500…………………….. 129-139500-600…………………….. 125-135600-700…………………….. 120-129Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 145-155300-400…………………….. 135-145400-500…………………….. 130-141500-600…………………….. 128-136600-700…………………….. 116-129700-800…………………….. 111-121Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 134-144300-400…………………….. 124-134400-500…………………….. 120-129500-600…………………….. 117-127 600-700…………………….. 105-115Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 925-1575Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood……………………… 1500-1800Plain……………………….. 925-1400Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………… 92-100Lower Yielding……………… 85-92Slaughter CowsShelly […]

ANDERSON COUNTY LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 7-27-16Head Count: 317Buyers: 24Sellers: 46Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….. 1.45-1.77300-400…………………..1.35-1.70 400-500…………………..1.30-1.48500-600…………………..1.25-1.47600-700…………………..1.20-1.40700-800…………………..1.00-1.31Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..1.35-1.65300-400…………………..1.30-1.45400-500…………………..1.25-1.38 500-600…………………..1.15-1.55600-700…………………..1.05-1.27700-800……………………..95-1.20SlaughterCows…………………………….60-76Slaughter Bulls……………. 80-1.00Bred Cows…………….. 875-1750Pairs……………………. 1050-1800 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

GROESBECK LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 7-28-16Head Count: 518Sellers: 73Buyers: 41Boner……………………………79-84Breaker…………………………83-87Canner………………………….69-73Thin Cows…………………….65-70Bulls Yield Grade 1&2…………..97-102Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..90-96 Stocker CowsYoung Bred Cows…..1200-1500Older Plain Cows……..900-1100Good Choice Pairs…..1500-2000Common Medium Pair.1200-1400Stocker & FeederCalves & YearlingsSteers Good & Choice200-300……………………………—-300-400…………………….165-215 400-500…………………….130-165500-600…………………….127-148600-700…………………….120-140Heifers Good & ChoiceUp to 200…………………………—-300-400…………………….130-165400-500…………………….127-142500-600…………………….125-138600-700…………………….115-130 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!