Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin)
Cost of replacement heifers and cow/calf pairs continued to break all historical records during the fall as producers sought to rebuild herds, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Replacement cow prices are expected to level out during the winter, but then climb higher with spring green-up. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns)
Dr. Temple Grandin, a designer of livestock handling facilities and an animal science professor at Colorado State University, will be the featured speaker at the four-state cattle conference set Dec. 10 in Texarkana. Courtesy photo by Rosalie Winard)
Kenny Sewell (left), chairman of the Fannin County Farm Service Agency committee, thanks John Mahler for serving nine years on the committee. John is a long-time farmer/rancher from the Honey Grove area who served his maximum of 3 consecutive terms for the Fannin County FSA committee and his experience and insight will be missed.
Jerry Lingo, El Reno farmer, has grown a crop of winter canola for four years now. He is a believer in the crop, saying it has helped him get rid of perennial weeds in his wheat crop and also gives him a good money crop.