2010-09-02

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Medical personnel with the Texas Department of State Health Services have advised consumers not to eat Wright County Eggs because they may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis,

2010-09-02

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Texas Peace Officer Mike Towers is offering a discount to members of the Ranchers and Landowners of Texas for his next Concealed Handgun License class, slated for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.

2010-09-02

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The fall meeting of the Texas Water Conservation Association (TWCA) will take place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 13, 14 and 15, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio

2010-09-09

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Justice Department recently announced that Air Products LLC has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million in civil penalties to resolve hazardous waste mismanagement violations at its Pasadena, Texas, chemical manufacturing facility.

2010-09-09

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Now is the time to mark your calendar to attend the Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas meeting set for Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6 pm.

2010-09-16

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A training program for the Texas Watershed Steward Program will be held in Utopia on from 8 am until 4 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the Utopia Senior Center on Main Street.

2010-09-16

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Mason County’s Heart of the Hill’s Fall Expo will go “hog wild” when the Texas AgriLife Extension Service conducts a special feral hog information day slated from 8:30 am to 4 pm, Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Odeon Theater.

2010-09-16

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the availability of funding under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to conduct feasibility studies for renewable energy systems for agriculture producers and rural small businesses.

2010-09-16

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The deadline to enter the 2010 Bandera County Hay Show is Friday, Sept. 20. Hay samples can be dropped off at the Bandera County Extension Office.

2010-09-23

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County Judge Richard Evans joined Bandera Bandera County Farm Bureau’s Anton Haner and President Barbara Mazurek in declaring Sunday, Sept. 19, through Saturday, Sept. 25, as Farm Safety and Health Week.

2010-09-23

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The Texas AgriLife Extension Center will bring a new landowner workshop to College Station for the first time on Oct. 12 through Oct. 15.

2010-09-23

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Bandera County’s office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service will host a meeting on forage production Friday, Oct. 8

2010-09-30

By Matt Felder

Clay Wiatrek’s Calhoun County wetlands were drying up from lack of rain. The rising cost of water could have prevented him from keeping them flooded for wintering birds.

2010-09-30

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In preparation, a Hunter Education Class will be held in the Utopia Independent School District Cafeteria from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday,

2010-09-30

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The Bandera County Hay Show and Forage Production program will be held from 8:30 am to 3 pm Friday, Oct. 8, in the show barn at Mansfield Park in Bandera.

2010-09-30

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Time approaches for all Bandera County 4-H and FFA members to order Market Hog Validation Tags for the 2011 livestock shows.

2010-09-30

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Rainwater Harvesting System Planning Handbooks are now available at the Bandera County Extension Office at Mansfield Park.