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March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

Rural post offices receive reprieve through election season

(Jourdanton) – Rural post offices marked for closure across the United States have received a temporary reprieve—thanks to the 2012 election season. The U.S. More...

Annual Buck Taylor SCTICA Team Roping

The 7th Buck Taylor South Central Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association (SCTICA) Team Roping will be held on April 28, 2012, back at the Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Arena in Stockdale, Texas and will feature #8, #10, #12 & #14 ropings More...

Atascosa AG News

Austin stockshow winners

Austin Star of Texas Stockshow Steer Results: Hunter Norment 2nd place Lt. Wt. ABC; Derick Scharmann 2nd place Lt. Wt. Black Exotic Congratulations to all our 4-H and FFA participants! More...

Local ranchers consider restocking

(Jourdanton) – Rains have fallen and pastures are greening up. So is it time for local ranchers to restock cattle? More...

Verdilizer

Quorum not met

We didn’t quite make the required number for a quorum at our meeting last week, so we didn’t get anything accomplished. We surely could use that walking path. I think it’s a great idea. More...

Turkey Takes All

Alyssa Salinas of Poteet had a super successful year at the Austin Stock Show and Rodeo. She took Champion Turkey Tom with her feathered friend and also placed Grand Champion Turkey Overall. Pictured with Alyssa is her uncle Ruben Sanchez Sr. More...

DUMAS HEADED TO FINALS

Cody Dumas (left) and his team roping partner, Boudreaux Lackey, are headed to the Texas High School State Rodeo Finals scheduled for June 10-16th in Abilene. Cody and Boudreaux placed 6th overall for the year at THSRA Region 6 in Gonzales. More...

Photo

14 year old Serenity Bogert of Somerset caught this awesome 6 pound catfish at Llano State Park near Junction. More...

Regulations, land availability top concerns for farmers

(Jourdanton) – Young farmers and ranchers across America are concerned that land availability and excessive government regulation will hinder their ability to successfully continue in agriculture. More...