Agriculture

East Texas Ag News: Cover crops for home gardens and fields

Two really simple winter cover crops that I’ll push are rye grain and Crimson clover. These can be used alone or together to get the best out of each.

East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices lower this week

  East Texas Ag News: Update on peanut and hay crops

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

East Texas Ag News: Hay trades steady to firm across Texas

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices end firm to higher this week

  East Texas Ag News: Hay reports moved to biweekly due to limited sales and price changes

Continued Coverage

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices remain firm to higher this week

Lawn care for the fall

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices remain steady this week

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices higher this week

Games called off between Hughes Springs and Winnsboro

  East Texas Ag News: Below average hay yields this week

East Texas Ag News: Read the label

Great products won’t do what they are meant to if we don’t read and follow the label.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices weaker this week than last

Compared to last week all weight class average prices of the front-end feeder steers and heifers ended from 4 to 6 dollars weaker.

East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

Pond Slimes, foams, and “sheens”

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices remain steady

East Texas Ag News: San Augustine lawns require work to get rid of tough weeds

  East Texas Ag News: Hay trades mostly steady this week

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices remain steady this week

East Texas Ag News: Soil solarization can manage soil pests and weed seed

Over a period of several weeks to a few months, soil temperatures become high enough to kill many of the damaging soil pests and weed seed to a depth of nearly 8 inches.

East Texas Ag News: Identifying and dealing with lawn insects

There are a number of insects that can wreak havoc on turfgrass and cause it to be unsightly.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas hay prices remain firm to steady this week

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are steady to firm across all of the regions, with the exception of the panhandle.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices up this week

Cattle prices are higher this week.

East Texas Ag News: Water absorbs in lawns with soak and cycle method

The soak and cycle method breaks up your typical sprinkler cycle into at least 2 different, concurrent sessions to fully allow water to reach deep into the soil.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

Compared to last week all classes of feeder steers and heifer price averages weighing 400 pounds and under saw a drop of 3 to 5 dollars.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas hay prices remain firm to steady this week

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says Hay trades are mostly steady to firm in all Regions.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices higher this week

Compared to last week, all classes of feeder steers and heifer feeder price averages ended 3 to 6 dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: This hay prices steady to firm throughout Texas

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are mostly steady to firm in all regions.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices steady to higher

Here’s a look at the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

East Texas Ag News: Eliminate breeding sights to decrease summer mosquitoes populations

To control mosquitoes effectively around the home, it helps to know about their lifecycle.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay trades steady in all regions of Texas

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are mostly steady in all regions.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

Compared to last week, all classes of feeder steers and heifer averages from 400 pounds and down ended unevenly to 3 dollars lower.

East Texas Ag News: Questions answered about tomato disease identification

A look at the common diseases that affect tomatoes.

East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says new crop hay is now trading in all regions.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices down this week

Taking a look at cattle prices for this week.

East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices lower compared to last week

Here’s a look at the East Texas livestock report out of Crockett.

New Report Helps Agricultural Producers Navigate Federal Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

On May 19, 2020, USDA released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

  East Texas Ag News: Hay trades remain steady in most regions of Texas

Here’s a look at the USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices higher this week

Compared to last week, all weight class averages of both feeder steers and heifers ended a full three to five dollars higher, according to the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices remain steady

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says trades are mostly steady in all regions and firm in south Texas.

East Texas Ag News: Millipede numbers appear up this year

Some locations in East Texas, millipedes have had just the right conditions for their numbers to explode.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices slightly higher

Compared to last week, all weight classes of both feeder steers and heifers ended 2 to 5 dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas hay prices remain steady this week

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are mostly steady in all regions.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices steady to slightly higher this week

Compared to last week all weight classes of both feeder steers and heifers ended mostly steady to 2 dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices remain mostly steady

Here’s a look at this week’s cattle prices.

East Texas Ag News: Not “Murder Hornets” but Cicada Killers

According to all scientific observations, we certainly don’t have any murderous hornets in East Texas, but we do have an unusually large wasp called a Cicada killer.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices remain steady this week

All weight classes of both feeder steers and heifers price averages ended mostly steady.

East Texas Ag News: Termite Swarms

Native subterranean termites have already swarmed down South where the weather has already warmed up and now is reported to be swarming in Central and North Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices steady in all regions of Texas

Here is the USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices higher this week

Compared to last week, averages for all weight classes of feeder steers and heifer ended between three and six dollars higher, according to East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

  East Texas Ag News: Hay trades remain steady this week

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are steady in all regions compared to last week.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices down from last week

Compared to last week the front end of both feeder steers and heifer class averages ended from 3 to 7 dollars weaker.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

Here are the prices for cattle from the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

East Texas Ag News: Getting your lawn ready for summer

Timing advice for watering, fertilizing, and weeding for your yard.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices remain steady

The USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas says hay trades are steady in all regions.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices lower this week

Compared to last week all feeder steers and heifer class averages ended 7 to 12 dollars lower.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas hay trades steady in all regions this week

Here’s a look at the USDA weekly hay report for the state of Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices higher as Covid-19 fears empty supermarket shelves

Here are the latest numbers for cattle.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices remain steady in most regions

he USDA weekly Texas hay report says hay trades are steady in all regions, except for south Texas where trades are firm to 10 dollars higher.

  East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices down because of Coronavirus fears

Compared to last week all feeder steers and heifers averages ended 7 to 10 dollars lower.

East Texas Ag News: Hay prices steady across the state

Here’s a look at the USDA weekly Texas hay report.

  East Texas Ag News: Coronavirus scare affecting cattle future board

We’re looking into cattle prices from the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

  East Texas Now: Hay prices moderate this week

The USDA weekly Texas hay report says hay demand is moderate at best across the state.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

Compared to last week’s cattle market, the front end of all feeder steers and heifers weight class price averages ended 2 to 3 dollars higher.

East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices

Here’s the USDA weekly Texas hay report.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle prices

We’re looking at the prices for the cattle market from the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett.

  East Texas Ag News: Winter weather boosts winter hay crops

A very chilly start with temperatures dropping to freezing or just below.

  East Texas Ag News: Weather conditions affect cattle prices

This week’s recent weather caused all weight class averages from 400 pounds and lighter to end uneven and drop about 4 dollars.

  East Texas Ag News: 2020 growing season behind on rainfall

Preparations and planting in south Texas are kicking off the 2020 growing season, but the region, like much of the state, is behind on rainfall, according to Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service specialists.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Feeder steers and heifers class averages weighing 500 pounds and down ended around 2 to 4 dollars higher compared to last week.

  East Texas Ag News: Timber tax workshop to help refresh landowners knowledge of tax laws

Now that it’s tax season, we’re looking at how forest landowners can refresh their knowledge of timber tax laws.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Compared to last week’s livestock market the higher quality of both feeder steers and heifers ended a full 3 to 5 dollars lower.

  East Texas Ag News: Details on online wine making workshop

If you’re thinking about entering or expanding efforts in the winemaking industry then there’s a workshop coming up for you.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay prices

Compared to last week’s livestock market, all feeder steer and heifer weight class averages finished firmly to a dollar fifty higher on the heavier classes.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on grazing pregnant heifers in winter

Winter annual pastures like ryegrass, wheat, and oat are great resources to reduce hay and supplementation needs in cow-calf operations.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest cattle and hay numbers for this week.

  East Texas Ag News: Time to plant fruit trees and vines

Many things can be planted in east texas this time of year, and fruit trees and vines are at the top of the list.