This year’s drought is still producing significant losses to many ranchers in the State of Texas. Today, we will look into two more USDA programs to help ranchers cape the drought, Livestock Forage Disaster Program and the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program.
Easter is a popular holiday for lamb consumption around the United States. In addition to Easter, holidays like Passover and Ramadan are in progress or approaching fast. These holidays make mid spring through late spring an important time for sheep and goat markets. Don’t forget to check out AgriLife’s Small Ruminant Market Price Analysis Project.