Livestock producers affected by severe weather urged to keep good records

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia, today repeated his appeal to livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as the drought in the West and the unexpected winter storm in the upper Midwest to keep thorough records. This includes livestock and feed losses, and any additional expenses that are a result of […]


Smith wins at San Antonio Stock Show

The Supreme Champion Market Steer Drive was held February 21st at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo. Over the course of 3 days over 1,419 steers were exhibited and narrowed down to fifteen Breed Champions and fifteen Reserve Breed Champions. Each exhibitor in the Grand Drive received a $10,000 scholarship. Justin Smith of Pleasanton, Texas, was 3rd Place Overall […]


Happy birthday, anniversary...

So many birthdays, anniversaries, and exciting happenings are going on in our county this month. Before I get to all of them, let’s remember that the Poteet Strawberry Festival is coming up next month from April 4-6. We have always enjoyed this festival and hope those of you who are new to our area will come out and enjoy it […]

Turn & Burn InstaContest

If you are an avid “Instagramer” be sure to join in our Turn and Burn Instagram contest. Instagram is a social media outlet available via a free smartphone application. We want you to share your photos from Turn and Burn this year. The contest is open to all who attend the 2014 Turn and Burn. Your photo should capture the […]

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