2010-01-07

Contributed

Central Texas is all about the Hill Country - rolling vistas, dramatic bluffs, seeps and springs, and diverse wildlife. However, due to explosive growth, the character of the Hill Country is changing.

2010-01-07

Contributed

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program (SURE) in accordance with the 2008 Farm Bill.

2010-01-07

Contributed

Brian D. Bartos, PE, managing engineer for Bandera Electric Cooperative, will speak at the Tuesday, Jan. 12, meeting of the Bandera County Chapter of the Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas.

2010-01-14

Contributed

Members on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced a bill focusing on climate change is expected to pass in the spring of 2010.

2010-01-14

Contributed

The second in the 2009-2010 series of discussions and forums about Texas water issues will be held, beginning at 7 pm, Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Llano River Field Station, Texas Tech University Center in Junction.

2010-01-14

By Dr. John A. Sparks

Pfizer, the huge drug company, has announced that it will be leaving a large research complex in New London, Connecticut, and moving several hundred jobs to nearby Groton.

2010-01-21

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On behalf of Ranchers and Landowners As­so­ciation of Texas, President John Payne recently announced the implementation of a scholarship program for its members, their children and grandchildren.

2010-01-21

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas elected new board members. Most of the incumbent board members were re-elected and three new members were added

2010-01-28

By Cindy Payne

Members of Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas recently elected three new directors and the re-elected four directors to the board. New directors are Dr. MJ Schumacher, Jerry Baker and Jay Lewis.

2010-01-28

Contributed

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP), a voluntary conservation program that helps farmers and ranchers keep their land in agriculture.

2010-01-28

Personnel with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will sponsor two one-day workshops on dam safety in February.