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Tri County Field Day to be held Friday
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...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Livestock producers affected by severe weather urged to keep good records
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) administrator, Juan M. Garcia, recently repeated his appeal to livestock producers affected by natural disasters s...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes for farmers in new farm bill to be discussed in session April 7
Contributed information The 2014 Farm Bill contains significant changes to the farm safety net that include new options for producers. It will be important that growers educate themselves on all th...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline approaching for nominations during third annual America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
ST. LOUIS – The deadline is fast approaching for farmers to nominate rural public school districts to compete for a grant of up to $25,000, through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-County Commercial Female, bull sale date set
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
By Matt Bochat Bee County Extension Agent Beeville – Start making plans to participate in the 10th annual Tri-County Commercial Female Sale to be held at noon on Friday, April 4, at the Beeville Li...
National Ag Day to be celebrated March 25
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information March 25 is National Ag Day, a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather to ...
USDA reminds producers of March 15 sales closing date for non-insurable crops
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Beeville – Bee/Live Oak/McMullen County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Darren Pruski urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Non-insurable Crop Disaster Assista...
Five men make their way to the Ranch Rodeo Finals
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information The R&R Cattle Company team members made a name for themselves when they competed for the first time in the South Texas Ranch Rodeo Association rodeo competitions this year....
Texas Rural Communities approved as FSA Guaranteed Loan lender
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information COLLEGE STATION – USDA Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Judith A. Canales announced recently that Texas Rural Communities, Inc. has been approved as a nont...
Emergency farm loan applications being accepted
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Contributed information Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by drought Dec. 3, 2013, and continuing are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office locate...
national news
By Daniel Lovering CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - More than 1,600 people gathered at the Ma...
2014-04-18 12:53:59 -0500
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Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the buildin...
2014-04-19 01:09:43 -0500
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Mohammed Pedro Whitaker is seen in an undated photo released by the Kansas City Police Department in Kansas City, Missouri
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A man who went on a weeks-long shooting spree o...
2014-04-18 20:25:03 -0500
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Pro-Russian activists sit at a barricade in downtown Slovyansk, Eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
2014-04-19 05:43:55 -0500
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