Community Calendar



KOREAN VETERANS LUNCHEON: The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) chapter 63 and the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA & AVVA) chapter 991 would like to invite all Korean Veterans and their spouses to an annual luncheon in their honor. The Korean War has been called the “Forgotten War” but will not be forgotten by these fellow veterans. We would like to […]

Park ranger recommendations for hot weather hikes



AUSTIN— Heat exhaustion is one of the most common maladies that park rangers encounter during the summer months, and with temperatures soaring to scorching heats well above 90 degrees, Texas State Park staff are encouraging park visitors to follow basic heat safety precautions to stay safe on the trail. Heat exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke can be prevented by drinking […]

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Forage pests active in improved pastures

OVERTON – Forage producers should be on the watch for and ready to act against two pests known for decimating hay fields – fall armyworms and Bermudagrass stem maggots, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Vanessa Corriher Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton, said she has been receiving calls and reports regarding fall armyworm and Bermudagrass stem […]

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BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 7-22-17Head Count: 1418Last Week: 1603Sellers: 219Buyers: 70Cutter Cows………………….62-75Fat Cows………………………58-72Canner Cows…………………45-68Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….76-92Light Bulls…………………..70-93Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………..1750-2080Good Pairs……………..1400-1700Plain Pairs……………….850-1350Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old……….950-1425Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….145-215200-300 lbs……………….135-212300-400 lbs……………….130-207400-500 lbs……………….135-190500-600 lbs……………….130-162 600-700 lbs……………….125-150700-800 lbs……………….120-145Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….130-195200-300 lbs……………….130-200300-400 lbs……………….130-170400-500 lbs……………….120-160500-600 […]

BRAZOS VALLEY LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 7-18-17Total Receipts: 871Total Sellers: 124Total Buyers: 49Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 185-210300-400…………………….. 174-184400-500…………………….. 150-163500-600…………………….. 145-156600-700…………………….. 138-147700-800…………………….. 132-136Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 170-184300-400…………………….. 163-173 400-500…………………….. 140-149500-600…………………….. 137-144600-700…………………….. 130-137Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 152-170300-400…………………….. 145-156400-500…………………….. 138-148500-600…………………….. 135-150600-700…………………….. 130-138700-800…………………….. 125-131Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 141-151300-400…………………….. 140-144400-500…………………….. 130-139500-600…………………….. 128-134 600-700…………………….. 124-129Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 850-1200Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood………………………………… NAPlain………………………………… NASlaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………….. 84-91Lower Yielding……………… 70-83Slaughter CowsShelly […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 7-19-17Head Count: 237Buyers: 40Sellers: 36Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….1.45-2.00300-400………………….1.32-1.85 400-500…………………..1.25-1.61500-600……………………1.15-1.50600-700……………………1.10-1.40700-800……………………1.00-1.35Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..1.35-1.75300-400…………………..1.27-1.53400-500…………………..1.20-1.49 500-600……………………1.15-1.41600-700……………………1.05-1.23700-800………………………90-1.10SlaughterCows…………………………….45-75Slaughter Bulls…………….. 75-92Bred Cows……………… 750-1600Pairs…………………….. 1050-2000 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: 7-20-17Head Count: 473Sellers: 83Buyers: 39Boner……………………………66-71Breaker…………………………71-73Cutters………………………….65-70Thin Cows…………………….55-63Bulls Yield Grade 1&2…………….73-97Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..85-89 Stocker CowsYoung Bred Cows…..1100-1400Older Plain Cows……..800-1100Good Choice Pairs…………….NTCommon Medium Pair.1100-1600Stocker & FeederCalves & YearlingsSteers Good & Choice200-300……………………………—-300-400…………………….170-210 400-500…………………….162-189500-600…………………….145-176600-700…………………….140-172800-900……………………………—-Heifers Good & ChoiceUp to 200…………………………—-300-400…………………….148-180400-500…………………….142-168500-600…………………….140-162600-700…………………….130-150 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: 7-18-17Volume: 1520Sellers: 176Total Buyers: 47Packer Buyers: 5Feeder Orders: 16Slaughter CowsCanners……………………48-66.00Boning/Utility…………..67-73.00Cutters……………………..74-81.00Slaughter Bulls………..82-94.00 Bred Cows………………800-1400Cow/Calf Pairs……….1050-1425Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………… 145-215205-300…………………… 134-202305-400…………………… 127-198405-500…………………….115-172505-600…………………….110-168605-800…………………… 105-149Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200…………………….118-182 205-300………………. 105-197.50305-400…………………… 100-177405-500…………………….. 92-157505-600…………………….. 85-156605-800…………………….. 83-144Compared to last week:All clases of feeder steers andheifers averages ended fully $3to $6 higher. Slaughter cows andbulls showed uneven to $2.50lower. Buyer demand was goodwith the market […]

The dangers of leaving children alone in or around cars



Now that we are into summer in Texas, children are spending more time outdoors, which increases the danger of children being left alone in, and around, cars. When we think of children being left alone in cars, our first thought is the danger of children dying in hot cars due to heatstroke. But in addition to heat risks, there are […]