2010-02-04

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The FFA Ag Mechanics Team recently competed at the first annual Hill Country District Ag Mechanics Show in Kerrville against 42 entries in various divisions.

2010-02-04

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Bandera County youth fared well at the first Ag Mechanics Show held during the 2010 Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show in Kerrville, according to Rick Boles, ag mechanics chairman.

2010-02-11

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As a steadfast conservationist, Kendall County’s David K. Langford has devoted his life to conserving agricultural heritage and protecting native wildlife, wildlife habitat and natural lands in Texas.

2010-02-11

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Anyone interested in learning more about sustainable agriculture for farms, ranches or homes should attend the Sustainable Agriculture Conference for Farm and Home on Thursday, March 25 at the Pleasanton Campus of Coastal Bend College.

2010-02-11

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Are you are tired of losing time, energy, and money continually dealing with drought on your land? Then, plan to attend Holistic Management Texas’ Drought Mitigation Workshop.

2010-02-11

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The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) continues to investigate the spread of equine piroplasmosis from a South Texas ranch, which was first detected in October 2009.

2010-02-18

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department completed major revision of its Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan is now available to the public.

2010-02-18

I am very proud to announce RLAT’s new 2010 Board of Directors for 2010, Bobby Aycock, Jerry Baker, Don Giles, Clifford Herbst, Ed Hodges, Jay Lewis, John Payne, Fidel Ramirez, Maggie Schumacher, Jerry Snelgrove, Cathy Spinks and George Tinsley.

2010-02-18

Texas cattle breeders looking to a sell a bull will want to make sure they’re in line with a new state health regulation launched Jan. 1 to help curb incidence of cattle trichomoniasis in Texas, according to Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek.

2010-02-18

The estate tax will be one of the big issues in Congress for farmers and ranchers in 2010, according to Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek.

2010-02-25

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Conservation programs for both technical and financial assistance to landowners were authorized in the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008

2010-02-25

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In a hand-delivered letter to United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, sixteen groups called the agency’s practice of using inadequate international standards and the OTM (Over Thirty Months) Rule to leverage global export markets into conformity with weaker disease standards “deplorable.”

2010-02-25

One of Texas’ most beloved outdoor recreation destinations - Garner State Park near Concan - will be adding a 177-acre tract that includes the iconic bluff known as Old Baldy as the result of a land deal struck with a willing, conservation-minded landowner.