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Goliad County 4-H Club banquet award winners
The 2014 Friend of 4-H Award Recipient Debbie Henning, center, poses with Cody Capistran and Bailey Janssen during the Aug. 2 Goliad County 4-H awards banquet.
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Goliad County 4-H Club banquet award winners
Outdoor Education Achievement Award recipients at the Goliad County 4-H Club awards banquet on Aug. 2 were, from left, Kassidy Bego, Teresa Justice and Cecilia Schoener.
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Goliad County 4-H Club shooters compete at State Games
SAN ANTONIO – Cayla Hahn, Cody Park, Diago Gonzalez, Garrett Coles, Kourtney Brandes, Sarah Rayburn, Jacob Hahn, Gabriel Gonzalez, Braden Mayfield and Kelly Brandes, members of the Goliad 4-H Hot S...
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Cotton transition assistance program offered until Oct. 7
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced last week that farmers can enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program from through Oct...
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Deadline Aug. 22 to order ear tags
Time is fast approaching for 4-H Club members to make decisions on how many ear tags they will need for the 2014-15 Texas 4-H/FFA lamb and goat validation programs.  The deadline for ordering tags ...
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Goliad 4-H’ers compete at state shotgun event
SAN ANTONIO – Approximately 1,100 shooters from across the state gathered at the National Shooting Sports Complex in San Antonio on July 14-18 for the Texas 4-H State Shotgun competition. Five memb...
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4-H’ers advance in district recordbook competition
by Tracy Berger, Goliad County Extension Office
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Seniors advancing to the state recordbook competition are Carolyn Swize and Bailey Janssen. The Goliad County 4-H’ers who placed at the district competition were: • Senior Division – Kassidy Bego, ...
Study shows Brahman, British crossbred cattle have added value to breeding stock
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CORPUS CHRISTI – Data from a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service South Texas study shows Brahman and British crossbred cattle add significant value to breeding stock in South Texas and performed b...
Checkoff program approved
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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Agriculture announced this month that Texas beef producers have voted to establish a state-level beef checkoff program, which was approved by a wide margin of 66.79...
Goliad County 4-H’ers compete at Comal County Invitational Shoot
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Three members of the Goliad 4-H shotgun team traveled to the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio to compete in the Comal County Invitational Shoot. Pictured from left are Kyle Stock, Kassidy B...
Nomination deadline nears for local FSA county committees
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1 is the deadline for local FSA county...
Foreign persons must report holdings, transactions to Secretary of Agriculture
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REFUGIO – Refugio/Goliad County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Robert Garcia Jr. reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are requi...
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