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Casas makes rodeo finals
Ana Claire Casas will compete in the Texas Youth Rodeo Finals, which will be held this week, July 22-26, in Gonzales. Casas, a sophomore at A.C. Jones High School, will be representing Beeville in ...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown to participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps
San Antonio – Cuatro Brown of Beeville has been chosen to participate in the Texas Brigades’ 2nd Battalion of the Ranch Brigade program this summer. He was selected based on his academic records, i...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone scam alleges association with USDA Farm Service Agency
It has been brought to the attention of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) that a phone scam is being perpetrated on FSA customers. The caller, who identifies themselves as a Farm Loan Services repre...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conserve Bee County: 2014 Farm Bill updates and streamlines popular USDA conservation programs
The 2014 Farm Bill recently became law, providing funding for the nation’s major conservation programs. As the federal government’s primary agricultural and food policy tool, the Farm Bill supports...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency farm loan applications being accepted
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by drought May 6 and continuing are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office located in Alice, Roel Garza said this...
Monthly oil and gas statistics
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
March permits to drill The Railroad Commission issued a total of 1,894 original drilling permits in March 2014 compared to 2,053 in March 2013. The March total included 1,691 permits to drill new o...
Wildlife group announces 2014 Field Day to be held May 10
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bee County Wildlife Management Association announces that Field Day 2014 will be held Saturday, May 10, beginning at 9 a.m. Everyone interested is invited to attend this free event. Guest speak...
USDA seeks comments to amend soybean request for referendum procedures, announces dates
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on proposed amendments to procedures for soybean producers to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research O...
Tri County Field Day to be held May 3
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
By Matt Bochat Bee County Extension Agent We have partnered with the Goliad County Wildlife Management Association for our annual Tri County Field Day. The tour will start with registration at 8:30...
Expert Eagle Ford speakers confirmed
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN ANTONIO – Business, political and other influential leaders are slated to speak at the Third Annual Eagle Ford Consortium Conference taking place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200...
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Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana
The measure, signed into law by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in June and due to take effect Se...
2014-08-31 22:48:11 -0500
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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist greets supporters outside the North Miami Public Library in Miami in this file photo
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and c...
2014-09-01 11:28:00 -0500
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U.S. missionary Bae appears before a limited number of media outlets in Pyongyang
By James Pearson and Alina Selyukh SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained ...
2014-09-01 13:33:48 -0500
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This Aug. 27, 2014 photo from from a broadcast ad shows Boots McMaster, the bulldog owned by Henry McMaster the Republican who is running for South Carolina lieutenant governor, in Charleston, S.C. With dogs in almost half of American homes, a number of South Carolina political candidates this year are featuring the family pet dog in ads, on web sites and on Facebook pages. College of Charleston political scientist Gibbes Knotts says such ads help to humanize a candidate but probably are not that effective in winning votes. Ads that contrast candidates - negative ads - tend to work better, Knotts says. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina.
2014-09-01 13:51:02 -0500
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