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Joe Paschal’s passion for beef cattle producers, teaching spans 40 years with Texas A&M AgriLife Working in beef cattle education and with cattle producers long has been a passion of Joe Paschal, Ph.D., who admits he never intended to work long enough to retire from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a livestock specialist.... Read More →

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Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 26, 2022 The shrinking Texas cattle herd is likely to translate into higher calf and beef prices years beyond a break in the 2022 drought, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. David Anderson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension economist, Bryan-College Station, said Texas cattle producers have culled... Read More →

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AgriLife Extension offers advice on culling, management options Tough decisions are being made around Texas as drought conditions force ranchers to cull cattle herds due to lack of forage. Cattle producers must decide whether to continue feeding by purchasing available hay or find other economical feed options, or simply pare down herd numbers. Jason Banta,... Read More →

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AgriLife Extension program highlights high quality beef production, resource stewardship The long-running Beef 706 educational program designed to teach cattle producers about the food side of their business is set for Aug. 8-9 on the Texas A&M University campus. Beef 706 is designed for beef cattle producers and managers, ranchers and ranch personnel, feed yard... Read More →

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Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course getting back to basics Aug. 1-3 in College Station Organizers of the 68th annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, BCSC, are stacking the educational program with experts to help guide beef cattle producers facing higher input expenses and drought in how to make better management decisions. The short... Read More →

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12th annual event will offer beef quality assurance certificate The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 12th annual Central Texas Stocker Cattle Program for McLennan County will be held June 22 in West. The event will be at the West Auction Barn, 20645 N. Interstate 35 Frontage Road. The cost is $10 and onsite registration will... Read More →

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Focus is agribusiness operational concerns, business continuity in context of animal disease outbreak A new Texas A&M AgriLife course hosted by the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, is providing executive-level state animal health officials, SAHOs, with important insights into the business of the cattle industry so they may better understand the full impact of... Read More →

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