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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 | 10 10 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency farm loan applications being accepted
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...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monthly oil and gas statistics
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...
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildlife group announces 2014 Field Day to be held May 10
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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...
Tri County Field Day to be held Friday
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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...
Livestock producers affected by severe weather urged to keep good records
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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A woman picks up a leaflet at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California
(Reuters) - U.S. health insurers will send out about $330 million in rebates to employers and ind...
2014-07-23 23:03:35 -0500
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Ellisha Flagg, sister of Eric Garner, arrives to attend his funeral in New York
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Preacher after preacher stepped up to the pulpit at a swel...
2014-07-24 00:00:10 -0500
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Accused Aurora theater gunman James Holmes listens during his arraignment in Centennial
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers defending accused theater gunman James Holmes challen...
2014-07-23 21:08:30 -0500
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In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Management, date not known, Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals, including many now-extinct species, from the late Pleistocene period tens of thousands of years ago. Starting July 28, 2014, scientists plan to venture back into the cave and resume digging for the first time in more than 30 years. (AP Photo/Bureau of Land Management)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing exc...
2014-07-24 01:14:28 -0500
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