AgriLife entomologists: Exclusion best protection from winter insect ‘home invasion’


AUSTIN – Like all living things, insects are constantly searching for food, water and shelter, so it’s likely many of them will try to come indoors during the winter months, said Wizzie Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management specialist, Travis County. “During extreme temperatures, insects try to find a more comfortable environment, preferably one where they can […]

Buffalo Livestock Report

Sale Date: 12-2-18Head Count: 2587Last Week: 2670Sellers: 337Buyers: 81Cutter Cows………………….35-44Fat Cows………………………36-41Canner Cows…………………10-40Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………….50-69Light Bulls……………………48-63Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/TGood Pairs……………….1200-1475Plain Pairs………………875-1150Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old……….750-1450Steer/Bull Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….135-215200-300 lbs……………….140-192300-400 lbs……………….135-198400-500 lbs……………….130-176500-600 lbs……………….125-159 600-700 lbs……………….115-145700-800 lbs……………….110-136Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome plainer, hard to placecalves below these figures.150-200 lbs……………….130-185200-300 lbs……………….135-170300-400 lbs……………….120-172400-500 lbs……………….110-148500-600 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report

Date of Sale: 11-13-18Total Receipts: 642Total Sellers: 58Total Buyers: 33Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 185-215300-400…………………….. 175-210400-500…………………….. 165-195500-600…………………….. 149-159600-700…………………….. 135-139700-800…………………….. 128-132Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 170-180300-400…………………….. 160-170 400-500…………………….. 150-160500-600…………………….. 132-140600-700…………………….. 128-132Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 155-170300-400…………………….. 150-167400-500…………………….. 135-153500-600…………………….. 130-136600-700…………………….. 118-126700-800…………………….. 105-111Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 140-150300-400…………………….. 135-145400-500…………………….. 128-132500-600…………………….. 120-128 600-700…………………….. 110-117Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………….. 650-1125Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood………………………………… NAPlain……………………… 1050-1175Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2…………………… NALower Yielding……………… 57-67Slaughter CowsShelly […]

Anderson Co. Livestock Report

Date of Sale: 12-5-18Head Count: 365Buyers: 35Sellers: 56Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….1.35-1.77300-400………………….1.30-1.70 400-500…………………..1.20-1.65500-600……………………1.12-1.45600-700……………………1.00-1.35700-800………………………85-1.25Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..1.25-1.50300-400…………………..1.15-1.45400-500…………………..1.10-1.35 500-600……………………1.00-1.32600-700………………………90-1.20700-800………………………70-1.10SlaughterCows…………………………….20-44Slaughter Bulls…………….. 50-60Bred Cows……………… 450-1000Pairs………………………. 850-1200 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: 12-6-18Head Count: 626Sellers: 106Buyers: 45Boner……………………………33-38Cutters………………………….38-42Canner………………………….30-36Thin Cows…………………….27-32Bulls Yield Grade 1&2…………….60-65Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..48-55 Stocker CowsYoung Bred Cows…..1050-1250Older Plain Cows……..800-1100Good Choice Pairs…..1100-1475Common Medium Pair…1000-1200Stocker & FeederCalves & YearlingsSteers Good & Choice200-300……………………………—-300-400…………………….165-187 400-500…………………….142-182500-600…………………….120-150600-700…………………….115-137800-900……………………………—-Heifers Good & Choice300-400…………………….130-155400-500…………………….127-137500-600…………………….118-131600-700…………………….115-127800-900…………………………..—- 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: 12-4-18Volume: 3153Sellers: 262Total Buyers: —Packer Buyers: 31Feeder Orders: 18Slaughter CowsCanners…………………… 31-35.00Boning/Utility………….. 36-41.00Cutters…………………….. 42-47.00Slaughter Bulls……….. 59-64.00 Bred Cows……………… 700-1225Cow/Calf Pairs…………NO TESTFeeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………….145-190205-300…………………….140-185305-400…………………….135-180405-500…………………….120-162505-600……………………. 115-159605-800……………………. 110-148Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200…………………….138-160 205-300…………………….125-165305-400………………..118-152.50405-500……………………. 110-154505-600…………………….103-152605-800…………………….100-140 Compared to last week: All weight class averages of both feeder steers and heifers ended fully $2 to $3 lower. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls both ended […]

2018-12-11 E-Edition

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