January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

January 8, 2008

Cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) pushed higher this week as the inflationary tone seemed to be picking up steam. More...

Cattle truck flips on I-69 in NE Indiana

AUBURN, Ind. (AP) - A cattle trailer flipped on its side on Interstate 69 in northeastern Indiana, spilling more than two dozen cattle onto the roadway and closing the highway for several hours. State police say the crash happened about 6 a.m. More...

Texas is focus of $4.9 million to help eradicate harmful fever tick in South Texas

Commissioner Staples helps secure funding from USDA

LAREDO - Agriculture Commissloner Todd Staples is pleased to announce the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is committing $4.9 million in emergency funds to help control a growing fever tick infestation in South Texas. More...

TDA Market Recap Jan. 12, 2008

AUSTIN - (Jan. 12, 2009) For the week ending Jan. 10, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were higher than pre-holiday levels by $4 to $8 per hundredweight. More...

Man injured by 8 ton hay bale

ORISKA, N.D. (AP) - A rural Oriska man is recovering in a Fargo hospital after a hay bale that weighed nearly 8 tons fell on him. Michelle Stubstad says her husband, Neil, was working on the farm late Friday afternoon when the incident happened. More...

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