2009-01-01

Contributed

Joel Gourley, executive director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Kerr-Bandera County announced that enrollment for the 2009 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment (DCP) Program for farms with base acres begins is available both online and at local USDA service centers and continues until June 1.

2009-01-01

Contributed

The Texas Department of State Health Services’ annual airdrop of vaccine baits, credited with turning the tide against the spread of rabies strains carried by coyotes and gray foxes

2009-01-08

By Stephanie Parker

Kyle Bauml, son of Marty and Diane Bauml of Pipe Creek, exhibits wisdom not commonly associated with sixth grade students.

2009-01-08

Contributed

The LCRA Board of Directors approved four resolutions related to the LCRA-SAWS Water Project, giving guidance focused on protecting and benefiting the lower Colorado River basin.

2009-01-08

Contributed

RLAT meeting set for Jan. 13

2009-01-08

Contributed

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo recently received top honors during the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) convention held in Las Vegas. Awards were earned in the areas of Agriculture and Marketing, including the highest overall honor as “Best of Show.”

2009-01-15

Contributed

Texas is among 27 states tracing and testing horses that may have been exposed to contagious equine metritis (CEM), a communicable disease that can be transmitted during breeding or artificial insemination.

2009-01-15

Contributed

For those who can’t resist the lure of “one-armed bandits,” the 81st Texas legislative session might just be the one for you.

2009-01-15

Contributed

In a letter sent recently today to USDA and Congress, and copied to state veterinarians in all 50 states, the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund,

2009-01-22

Contributed

In might be cold comfort, but ranchers and farmers in Bandera County who are experiencing difficulties due to the ongoing severe drought are not in dire straits alone.

2009-01-22

By Steve Byrns

Sign up for Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s Texas Brigades has begun for the upcoming summer camp season.

2009-01-22

By Robert Burns

Though nitrogen fertilizer prices have recently dropped, most other ranching costs remain high, and ranchers still have to track costs to make operations pay.

2009-01-22

Contributed

Ted Nugent, rock star and avid bow hunter from Michigan, was being interviewed by a French journalist and animal rights activist. The discussion came around to deer hunting.

2009-01-29

By Judith Pannebaker

As the winner of the Ranchers and Landowners 2008 Trophy Buck Hunt raffle, George Tinsley and his hunting companion-in-arms, James McGroarty, wasted no time recently baggin’ some big ‘uns at the Steve Forest Ranch in Dryden.

2009-01-29

Contributed

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reported that laboratory tests have confirmed that a stallion in Texas is infected with contagious equine metritis (CEM), a highly contagious venereal disease of horses.

2009-01-29

By Steve Byrns of Texas A

“Understanding the Quail Equation” is the recurring theme of four quail management workshops starting March 29 at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch near Roby.