2007-11-01

Special to the Courier

The Senate Agriculture Committee recently began its markup of the farm bill designed to aid American producers should market prices fall precipitously.

2007-11-01

By Paul Schattenberg

A new program based on 4-H principles is helping juvenile offenders develop character and life skills while giving them a chance at a better life, said program coordinators.

2007-11-01

By Steve Byrns of Texas A

The following crop and weather condition reports are compiled from extension officials around the state:

2007-11-08

Contributed

All 4-H and FFA members in Bandera County are reminded that the first Swine Validation will take place from 9 am until noon Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Show barn

2007-11-08

Contributed

Texas Landowners Council President Jimmy Gaines and Director of Membership and Development Lauren Stucky attended a meeting of Stephens and Eastland counties landowners hosted by Jay Marcom in July.

2007-11-15

By Kathleen Philips and S

Going without rich, sweet pecan pie this holiday season may be unthinkable, so indulge.

2007-11-15

Contributed

J. David Bamberger will speak at 7 pm, Monday, Nov. 26, to the Texas Master Naturalist-Hill Country Chapter. The meeting will be held at Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos Street in Kerrville.

2007-11-22

By Lauren Stucky

Texas Landowners Council President Jimmy Gaines and Director of Membership and Development Lauren Stucky attended the second in a series of four lectures in the Texas Water Symposium series sponsored by Texas Tech University, Texas Public Radio and Schreiner University. 

2007-11-22

By Edith Chenault

E. Coli and salmonella cases are headline news. However, consumers can take steps to safeguard their health and that of their family, according to a meats specialist with the Texas Cooperative Extension.

2007-11-22

Contributed

J. David Bamberger will speak at 7 pm at the Monday, Nov. 26, meeting of Texas Master Naturalist-Hill Country Chapter at Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos Street in Kerrville.

2007-11-29

By Lauren Stucky

Every year Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with bountiful meals and the counting of blessings. But have we forgotten the blessing of private property - the blessing that saved Plymouth Colony?

2007-11-29

Contributed

The Texas Deer Association (TDA) recently pledged its support to the Texas Chapter of the Farmers & Hunters Feeding the Hungry, a non-profit organization which promotes the use of venison and other big game meat to feed hungry families.

2007-11-29

Contributed

The deadline to enter the Bandera County Junior Livestock Show is 5 pm, Monday, Dec. 3, said Bandera County Extension Agent Warren Thigpen.

2007-11-29

Contributed

Whether it’s referred to as an estate tax, inheritance tax or Federal Death Tax, the Texas Farm Bureau has called for the repeal of the unpopular levy, said Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek.