DAR receives education report



The Colonel George Dashiell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, were given an informative program on the schools specifically supported by the DAR. There are six schools, serving different needs, but each one is promoting a good education for students who might not otherwise have the benefit of a good school. The guest speaker was Kay Alston, TXDAR State Chaplain, […]

Cooking Country



Its December folks!! Like it or not another year has come and gone. It reminds me of the song from Fiddler on the Roof, “Sunrise, sunset. Sunrise, sunset. Quickly fly the years. One season following another, laden with happiness and tears.” And since it is December most of us are busy with our plans for the upcoming holidays and all […]

Ending the 114th Congress on Positive Note



As Congress closes out its 114th Session I’m backing specific help for our military, veterans, local businesses and patients depending on medical breakthroughs to save their lives. For example, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is the primary way Congress meets its most important constitutional obligation to “provide for the common defense.” In this year’s bill passed by the U.S. […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report: Pecan producers seeing mixed results for quality, quantity



UVALDE – Pecan producers expected better yields and quality, but 2016 is shaping up to be a hit-or-miss year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said many locations around the central and southeastern parts of the state were disappointed by the quality and quantity of their pecans. “Orchards haven’t yielded as […]

District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar, December 8th



A multi-county Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled December 8, 2016. The District 8 seminar will be offered at 13 locations across Central Texas. Private Applicators License holders must obtain 15 hours of CEUs every five years to renew/ recertify their license; including two hours […]

BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 12-3-16Head Count: 1961Last Week: 1717Sellers: 224Buyers: 55Cutter Cows………………….50-61Fat Cows………………………47-58Canner Cows…………………35-50Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….60-79Light Bulls……………………65-90Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/TGood Pairs………………………N/TPlain Pairs……………..1050-1300Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..950-1700Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….150-200200-300 lbs……………….145-195300-400 lbs……………….140-177400-500 lbs……………….135-162500-600 lbs……………….120-149 600-700 lbs……………….115-140700-800 lbs……………….100-116Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….135-210200-300 lbs……………….130-185300-400 lbs……………….120-160400-500 lbs……………….115-156500-600 […]

BRAZOS VALLEY LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 11-15-16Total Receipts: 1102Total Sellers: 153Total Buyers: 45Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 160-177300-400…………………….. 150-171400-500…………………….. 140-168500-600…………………….. 128-146600-700…………………….. 110-124700-800…………………….. 107-116Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 148-158300-400…………………….. 137-147 400-500…………………….. 128-138500-600…………………….. 120-127600-700…………………….. 102-109Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 135-145300-400…………………….. 130-148400-500…………………….. 119-137500-600…………………….. 115-124600-700…………………….. 102-113700-800………………………. 92-100Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 124-134300-400…………………….. 120-129400-500…………………….. 110-118500-600…………………….. 105-114 600-700………………………. 95-101Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 850-1575Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood……………………… 1500-1700Plain……………………… 1000-1450Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………….. 65-72Lower Yielding……………… 54-64Slaughter CowsShelly […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 11-16-16Head Count: 413Buyers: 42Sellers: 54Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….. 1.10-1.75300-400…………………..1.05-1.69 400-500……………………..95-1.69500-600……………………..85-1.39600-700……………………..80-1.25700-800……………………..70-1.08Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..1.00-1.70300-400……………………..95-1.69400-500……………………..88-1.41 500-600……………………..80-1.21600-700……………………..75-1.10700-800……………………..60-1.03SlaughterCows…………………………….35-66Slaughter Bulls…………….. 60-78Bred Cows……………… 725-1885Pairs…………………….. 1050-1700Goats………..45-150 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: 11-17-16Head Count: 736Sellers: 106Buyers: 40Boner……………………………55-60Breaker…………………………56-62Canner………………………….52-58Thin Cows…………………….44-52Bulls Yield Grade 1&2…………….65-70Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..60-65 Stocker CowsYoung Bred Cows…..1200-1700Older Plain Cows……..900-1100Good Choice Pairs……………N/TCommon Medium Pair.1200-1600Stocker & FeederCalves & YearlingsSteers Good & Choice200-300……………………………—-300-400…………………….140-175 400-500…………………….133-168500-600…………………….127-145600-700…………………….117-140800-900………………………86-101Heifers Good & ChoiceUp to 200…………………………—-300-400…………………….130-165400-500…………………….127-151500-600…………………….115-136600-700………………………99-129 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

EAST TEXAS LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date: 11-29-16Volume: 2834Sellers: 296Total Buyers: 62Packer Buyers: 5Feeder Orders: 18Slaughter CowsCanners……………………41-49.00Boning/Utility…………..50-58.00Cutters……………………..59-65.00Slaughter Bulls………..65-79.00Bred Cows………………650-1325 Cow/Calf Pairs……….NO TEST!Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………….115-230205-300…………………… 109-230305-400………………. 105-192.50405-500…………………… 105-180505-600…………………….. 92-160605-800…………………….. 89-154Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200…………………….118-215205-300………………. 105-207.50305-400…………………… 100-185 405-500…………………….. 92-175505-600…………………….. 85-150605-800…………………….. 83-128With no comparison to last weekdue to the Thanksgiving Holidays, today’s market compared tothe pre-holidays showed all classaverages of both feeder steers andheifers ended $7 to […]