September 2023 Newsletter

In Our Store

  • With the launch of our new website and an aggressive search campaign, we have seen more customers looking for information and services that we provide. Part of our campaign is to get reviews of our business. Here is a link if you would like to leave us a positive review. Type or Click
  • We will start emailing out our monthly newsletter using the platform of Constant Contact. If it looks different, please do not freak out. 
  • The month of September starts the beginning of a new hunting season. If you need a new license, stop in the store for your renewal. Please make sure to have your old license or your driver’s license
  • Farmers and Ranchers have seen their way of life consistently come under regulation and pressure. There will be a vote on November 7, 2023, to protect the Right to Farm and Ranch in Texas. This bill will protect all farmers and ranchers no matter how big or small, ensure Texans have safe and affordable food, and protect the environment and animal welfare.  PLEASE PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR AND MAKE SURE TO VOTE.

In the Yard

  • Now is the time of year that Hummingbirds start to move out for the winter. If you want to give them a little extra energy for the journey, we have a variety of feeders and nectar to attract them.
  • The fall months can also bring the presence of Sod Webworms. The best indication of their presence is small white moths flying around your yard. The best treatment is an application of insecticide 3 times in the course of 2 weeks. Products available for the application are Bifen IT $33.45/QT Concentrate and Cyonara $18.25/QT Concentrate. The best recommendation is to alternate the chemical used in the application.

In the Pasture

  • Many Dove Weeds have received the necessary drops of rain to bring them back to life or make them start to grow again. If you do not want to see them, we recommend using (2-4-D = 1 Quart/Acre), (Grazon P+D = 1 Quart/Acre) or (Duracor = 20oz/Acre). If they are already over knee height it may not be worth spraying them. If you need us to help you make that judgement call, please let us know. 
  • Future rains can bring a lot of relief and some potential problems. When you have the combination of warmer weather and fresh grass, it is the perfect environment for Army Worms. Be vigilant and keep an eye out for them. If you have a need to treat Army Worms, consider either Lambda-CY EC 3oz/Acre (Provides NO Residual Control) and Vantacor 1oz/Acre (Provides Residual Control). If you need us to make the application, please let us know.
  • Depending on the condition of Huisache and Rosehedge plants, it will be time to make an application of herbicide toward the end of this month. Check the plants for any drought stress or insect damage prior to making the application. The plants should have a dark green color and good leaf coverage. The options that typically work well on Huisache are 1 Quart Grazon Next/1 Quart Tordon $47.99/Acre (Includes Application), 36 oz. of Invora $65.84/Acre (Includes Application) and 1.5 Quarts Grazon Next $33.72/Acre (Includes Application). The best option for Rosehedge is 3.3oz Chaparral and 1QT Tordon $57.00/Acre (Includes Application). If you need us to come and look at the plants, please let us know.
  • We are receiving our fall seeds. Please let us know if we need to hold some for you. We do not plan on ordering a lot of extra seeds. 

TAM 411 Oats $26.85/50LB Bag           

Nelson Ryegrass $46.70/50LB Bag

Gulf Ryegrass $39.40/50LB Bag                 

Pastel Ryegrass $49.00/50LB Bag

Purple Top Turnips $1.73/LB.

  • If you can get a shovel in the dirt, now may be a good time to take a Soil Test for Lime. Bring us a gallon Ziploc bag of soil and we can send it off.

In the Animal Pen

  • We have a few animal care products on sale this month.
    • Ultra Boss Gallon = For use on multiple animal species for the control of flies and lice for the entire season with one application. One gallon will treat about 100 (1200LB) Cows = $142.70/Gallon.
    • Permethrin 10% Gallon = This effective perimeter spray will last up to 28 days for the control of flies, lice, fleas and mites. Cost is $67.90/Gallon.
  • We have received Moorman’s Amino Gain Show Goat Feed and Moorman’s Moorgrands Show Goat Feed. We do not have pig feed yet. 
  • Now is the perfect time to start feeding your cattle Steakmaker 12% Textured Feed. This high-quality cattle feed will be on sale for the month at $2.00/Bag off.
  • The price of dog food has tested many to question if they really are “Man’s Best Friend”. To help we will take $5.00/Bag off the Red Flannel Hi Protein Dog Food (40LB Bag).

In the Great Outdoors

  • We are holding the same special from previous years on deer feeders for the month of September ONLY. Buy any All-Seasons Corn Feeder and get enough corn to fill it one time for FREE! Limit 2 feeders per customer. This is only valid at DeWitt County Producers. This only applies to getting the corn at the time of feeder purchase. There will be no vouchers or rainchecks to get the corn at a later date. No other discounts or specials can be included.

50LB Road Feeder =$409.50/Each

100LB Road Feeder =$438.16/Each

300LB All Seasons Spin Feeder =$488.80/Each

300LB Stand and Fill Feeder =$737.80/Each

Rackmaster Dual Season Mix $16.00/5LB Bag

  • We have received our Rackmaster Deer Food Plot Mixes. We will have a few available this year. We will also have the full line of products from Pogue Seed for all your fall planting needs.

Rackmaster Deluxe Fall Mix $39.85/50LB Bag.

Rackmaster Trophy Radishes $25.85/5LB Bag

Rackmaster Deer Greens $18.35/5LB Bag                 

Rackmaster Durana Clover $23.00/3LB Bag

Rackmaster Dual Season Mix $16.00/5LB Bag

What is coming up in our area?

-September 10, 2023 – Holy Cross Catholic Church Festival= Yorktown Community Hall = A meal of Polish Sausage and BBQ Shoulder Clod with trimmings will start at 10:30 AM and will be followed by a live auction starting at 1:00 PM. Event includes a raffle, cake walk, country store, and musical entertainment. For more information, please contact 361-564-2893.

September 17, 2023 -11:00 AM -1:00 PM – Lindenau Rifle Club & Hall Annual Sausage Feast = Lindenau, TX = PRESALE PLATES TO GO ONLY for $12.00 each. Sausage, German Potatoes, Stuffed Cabbage, and Pinto Beans will be served. Fresh Sausage by the Pound can be pre-ordered, while supply lasts, by calling Curtis Koenig at 361-564-8148. Drive Thru To Go Plates will be served at the eating stand and Fresh Sausage will be picked up at the dance hall from 11 am – 1 pm. Tickets can be purchased at Security Storage, 115 E. S. Railroad Street, 361-275-9698, and at the DeWitt County Co-op, until September 13th, 3 p.m., or from any Lindenau Rifle Club Member. For more information call Curtis Koenig 361-564-8148.

-September 24, 2023 – Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church Festival = 11220 FM 237 – Meyersville, TX = Event includes a BBQ Meal, Gun and Gift Card Raffle, and a Country Store. Dine in or plates to go from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. BBQ Plates are $12.00. For more information, please contact Carol Seiler at 361-550-0832.

Manager’s Words

It is an interesting time! We are at a critical point of needing rain and the fall season arriving. We will be going on a new contract with Purina at the end of September. Hopefully the tides will change, and we will be blessed with favorable weather and reasonable feed prices. If we can help give you guidance and direction on your land and animal goals, let us know. 

Thank you for your business,

Willis Braden

[email protected] 


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