Leon County Sheriff’s Report



10/4/17 Sergeant Jimmy Gifford dispatched to Heath Street in Normangee in reference to a trespassing complaint. Unable to locate. Forwarded to Normangee PD.Sergeant Jimmy Gifford dispatched to Commerce Street in Buffalo in reference to a public intoxication complaint. One arrested and transported to the Leon County Jail.Deputy Tommy Page dispatched to PR 2090 in Centerville in reference to a criminal […]

Scientists seek public assistance in tackling rose rosette disease



COLLEGE STATION — Halfway through a five-year, $4.6 million grant to combat rose rosette disease in the U.S., the national research team studying it is encouraged by the amount of information learned but admits having a way to go before finding how to overcome the deadly problem. Rose rosette was observed on wild roses as early as the 1940s, but […]

Community Calendar



Friends of Fort Boggy Quarterly Meeting, Oct. 23, 2017 at Woody’s Smokehouse #2 conference room. Dutch treat dinner 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Business meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. For more information contact Betty Heffler at 903-322-3478. Woodmen of the World Chapter 0701 Centerville – Meets the third Thursday of each month in the Village Room: 130 E. Main, […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report:

Cool, cloudy, wet weather creates problems for Panhandle cotton production

AMARILLO – Poor weather conditions in the Rolling and High Plains could mean subpar cotton yields for many producers in the state’s fiber region, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said wet conditions delayed planting and late-season cool and cloudy spells denied cotton fields adequate heat units for the plants to reach […]

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BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 10-14-17Head Count: 2696Last Week: 2009Sellers: 307Buyers: 65Cutter Cows………………….45-65Fat Cows………………………40-61Canner Cows…………………35-50Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….65-79Light Bulls……………………65-90Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/TGood Pairs……………..1450-1750Plain Pairs……………..1125-1400Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old……….950-1925Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….145-230200-300 lbs……………….140-215300-400 lbs……………….135-200400-500 lbs……………….130-185500-600 lbs……………….120-165 600-700 lbs……………….115-147700-800 lbs……………….110-140Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….130-200200-300 lbs……………….130-185300-400 lbs……………….125-180400-500 lbs……………….115-155500-600 […]

BRAZOS VALLEY LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 10-10-17Total Receipts: 1099Total Sellers: 149Total Buyers: 46Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 185-210300-400…………………….. 180-205400-500…………………….. 160-185500-600…………………….. 152-173600-700…………………….. 137-149700-800…………………….. 130-138Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 170-180300-400…………………….. 165-175 400-500…………………….. 145-155500-600…………………….. 141-151600-700…………………….. 130-136Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 155-165300-400…………………….. 148-160400-500…………………….. 140-153500-600…………………….. 130-140600-700…………………….. 124-132700-800…………………….. 119-127Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 144-154300-400…………………….. 140-147400-500…………………….. 130-139500-600…………………….. 124-129 600-700…………………….. 116-123Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 850-1200Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood………………………………… NAPlain……………………… 1100-1350Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………….. 75-82Lower Yielding……………… 65-74Slaughter CowsShelly […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 10-11-17Head Count: 158Buyers: 22Sellers: 35Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….1.40-2.00300-400………………….1.32-1.89 400-500…………………..1.22-1.83500-600……………………1.15-1.65600-700……………………1.10-1.51700-800………………………90-1.20Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..1.30-1.80300-400…………………..1.20-1.60400-500…………………..1.15-1.50 500-600……………………1.05-1.57600-700……………………1.00-1.41700-800………………………85-1.15SlaughterCows…………………………….40-60Slaughter Bulls…………….. 60-80Bred Cows……………… 575-1400Pairs………………………. 875-1600 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: 10-12-17Head Count: 657Sellers: 115Buyers: 42Boner……………………………56-60Breaker…………………………….—-Cutters………………………….62-68Thin Cows…………………….52-56Bulls Yield Grade 1&2…………….76-81Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..72-76 Stocker CowsYoung Bred Cows…..1000-1400Older Plain Cows……..800-1100Good Choice Pairs…………….NTCommon Medium Pair.1100-1400Stocker & FeederCalves & YearlingsSteers Good & Choice200-300……………………………—-300-400…………………….160-212 400-500…………………….140-197500-600…………………….130-182600-700…………………….125-159800-900……………………………—-Heifers Good & ChoiceUp to 200…………………………—-300-400…………………….145-185400-500…………………….135-168500-600…………………….125-150600-700…………………….118-142 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: 10-10-17Volume: 2301Sellers: 230Total Buyers: 40Packer Buyers: 4Feeder Orders: 16Slaughter CowsCanners……………………48-53.00Boning/Utility…………..52-60.00Cutters……………………..61-66.00Slaughter Bulls………..65-79.00 Bred Cows………………800-1450Cow/Calf Pairs…….. …NO TESTFeeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………… 145-218205-300…………………… 144-214305-400…………………… 135-194405-500…………………… 125-185505-600…………………….115-168605-800…………………….110-158Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200…………………… 138-155 205-300…………………… 125-194305-400…………………….115-178405-500…………………… 100-174505-600…………………….. 95-162605-800…………………….. 83-146Compared to last week:The lighter class averages of bothfeeder steers and heifers endedmostly firm while the heavierclass averages finished fully $3to $6 higher. Slaughter cows andslaughter […]