January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

Atascosa AG News

Burning prickly pear for livestock

RICK MACHEN, JAIME OSBOURN AND ROBERT COWAN TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE Prickly pear has been used as substitute forage for grazing livestock for over 150 years. More...

Proposed youth labor rule viewed as excessive

(Jourdanton) – Proposed changes to child labor requirements could significantly impact family farm labor, said President Lloyd House, Atascosa County Farm Bureau president. More...

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Wills Clinic on Friday at Courthouse

Hope you are keeping up with your calendars! It does get to be a challenge, sometimes, doesn't it! Time gets away from all of us. I keep reminding you of the things we should all take care of, and you may get tired of hearing them. More...

Atascosa County Livestock show-All week!

  Jourdanton 6th grader Taylor Rankin and sister 5th grader Hunter (hidden) wait in line at the stock show for the goat weigh-in. Taylor took champion of her class and Hunter placed 10th on Tuesday at the ACLS. More...

USDA extends sign-up

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White today announced that the cut-off date for the current Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ranking period has been extended to January 27, 2012. More...