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  • Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 TFB Young Farm & Rancher Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and ranchers between the ages of 18 and 35 to meet with fellow producers and learn about other agricultural perspectives.

Young Farmer & Rancher Fall Tour set for Sept. 6-8

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Young Farm & Rancher (YF&R) Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and [...]


  • The Cattle on Feed report showed a total inventory of 11.485 million head for the United States on June 1. This increase of 1.8 percent is in line with expectations, as industry analysts’ predictions showed an average year-over-year increase in feedlot inventories of 1.8 percent.

July cattle on feed report in line with expectations

The Cattle on Feed report provides monthly estimates of the number of cattle being fed for slaughter. For the report, [...]

  • AgriLife Extension and San Angelo State University developed a Lamb and Goat Market Forecast app to help producers pick the best time to sell by projecting marginal revenue per head.

App released to help ranchers sell sheep, goats

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Sheep and goat producers now have an app to help decide when to sell their [...]

  • Eleven teachers from across the Lone Star State attended the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference last month in Little Rock, Arkansas, last month.

Texas teachers attend national ag conference

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Eleven teachers from across the Lone Star State attended the National Agriculture in the Classroom [...]

  • Conversations about modern farming and ranching practices were on the menu at the recent Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace trade show in Houston.

Farming, ranching practices promoted at restaurant trade show

By Gary Joiner TFB Radio Network Manager Conversations about modern farming and ranching practices were on the menu at the [...]

  • Usually known for the stockyards, livestock show, rodeo and its cowboys, Cowtown was instead known for blue corduroy jackets this week during the 91st annual Texas FFA State Convention.

Texas Farm Bureau participates in Texas FFA state convention

By Macie Clugston TFB Communications Intern Usually known for the stockyards, livestock show, rodeo and its cowboys, Cowtown was instead [...]

  • Agricultural science teachers from across the Lone Star State attended Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Mini Ag Institute in Huntsville late last month.

Ag science teachers attend Mini Ag Institute

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Agricultural science teachers from across the Lone Star State attended Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Mini [...]

  • The Farm Loan Discovery Tool was launched to help farmers and ranchers find information on USDA farm loans that may best fit their operations.

New online tool helps farmers find loans that fit their operation

A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that [...]

  • The Federal Communications Commission is forming a new task force to provide advice on how to ensure farmers and ranchers have the connectivity they need to use and benefit from precision ag.

FCC prepares to launch Precision Ag Connectivity Task Force

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is forming a new task force to advise the commission on how to ensure farmers [...]