Continued drought could lead to culling herds

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Banta, 903-834-6191, jpbanta@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Beef producers should be making plans regarding their herds in case drought conditions continue, said a Texas…

S&P 500 snaps 3-day winning streak; Trade fireworks ahead?

U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday as a swift sell-off in the final minutes of trading wiped out earlier gains and snapped a three-day winning streak for the market. Source: Business…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 12, 2018

Texas watermelon, cantaloupe producers fare well due to growing conditions, demand Writer: Adam Russell, 903-348-4914, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Juan Anciso, 956-968-5581, j-anciso@tamu.edu CARRIZO SPRINGS – Conditions have been ideal for…

Agriculture workshop, farm tour slated June 29-30 in the San Antonio area

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Erin Kimbrough, 979-847-6185, Erin.Kimbrough@ag.tamu.edu Makenzie McLaurin, 979-862.1913, Makenzie.McLaurin@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the agency’s Texas AgrAbility program will…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 5, 2018

Crop, cattle conditions declining around much of the state Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Curtis Adams, 940-552-9941, curtis.adams@ag.tamu.edu Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, 979-862-2248, n-g@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Emerging drought…

Bayer selling $9B in ag business ahead of Monsanto merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG has agreed to the U.S. government’s demand that it sell about $9 billion in agriculture businesses as the condition for acquiring Monsanto…

Trial on tap in Giants, Eli Manning memorabilia lawsuit

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Monday in a New Jersey memorabilia dealer’s lawsuit that accuses New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of conspiring with…

Walking robot maker prepares to unleash its dog-like machine

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after…

Mnuchin: Boeing's sales licenses to Iran will be revoked

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal means Boeing’s licenses to sell billions of dollars in commercial jetliners to Iran will be revoked, Treasury Secretary Steven…

Glencore cancels proposed sale of stake in Russian oil co.

BAAR, Switzerland (AP) — Commodities giant Glencore says it is terminating a proposed deal to sell nearly all its stake in Russian oil company Rosneft to a Chinese energy company. …

‘Managing in Tough Times’ program offered May 15-16 in Wheeler

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Thomas Cunningham, 806-826-5243, thomas.cunningham@ag.tamu.edu WHEELER – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will bring “Ranching 2018: Managing in Tough Times” to the Ag and…

US stocks sink again as banks, health care companies slide

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Thursday morning as the market continues a sell-off that began late the previous day. Big losses for insurer AIG are hurting financial…

Federal agents peered into a duffel bag on the Mexico border. They found a tiger cub.

The three men crossed the U.S. southern border into Texas with a black duffel bag, on an apparent mission to deliver their lucrative product to the United States. But they…

Economist: Marketing plans can help Central Texas farmers capitalize on grain markets

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu  Dr. Scott Nolte, 979-845-4880, scott.nolte@tamu.edu  Dr. Clark Neely, 979-845-3041, cbneely@tamu.edu   McGREGOR – The impacts of potential trade tariffs…

Walmart to sell UK unit as it seeks growth in online sales

LONDON (AP) — Walmart has agreed to sell its British unit, Asda, to local rival Sainsbury’s in a 7.3 billion pound ($10.1 billion) deal as the U.S. giant focuses on…

Asian stocks slip following sell-off on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares dipped Wednesday, mirroring a sell-off on Wall Street on fears about slowing growth and falling company profits. Source: Business – The Eagle

Eddie Lampert's firm offers to buy Kenmore from  Sears

NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund, Sears’ biggest shareholder, has asked the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and its home improvement business, the company confirmed Monday. …

Seeking change & compromise in the midst of critical needs and political unrest By Mary Scott Nabers Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The collection of Toll Road Fees became such…

Leaking ads

When we use popular apps with good ratings from official app stores we assume they are safe. This is partially true – usually these apps have been developed with security…

Multi-County Sheep Program set for May 10

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu HAMILTON – The Multi-County Sheep Program will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at the Hamilton Commission Company, 2525 N. U.S.…