Cattle producers should ‘tell their story’



Anne Burkholder, Nebraska feedyard operator and author of the Feed Yard Foodie blog, says cattle producers should tell their story and become more transparent in developing relationships with consumers. “Consumers are very curious about where their food comes from,” Burkholder said. “I think it’s very reasonable for consumers to know where their steak comes from.” Burkholder is known for her […]

USDA Commodity Loans available to producers



U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Judith A. Canales, reminds producers that USDA offers interim financing at harvest time to help producers meet cash flow needs without having to sell commodities when market prices are at harvesttime lows. The programs, known as Marketing Assistance Loans (MALs) and Loan Deficiency Payments (LDPs), were authorized by […]

Local Cub Scouts attend Summer Camp and Sail in the Second Annual Raingutter Regatta



The Cub Scouts of Pack 194 of Pleasanton, Texas were active this summer as they attended Summer Camp at the new Alamo Area Council Mays Family Scout Ranch (Mays) from July 27-31, 2015 and hosted their second annual Raingutter Regatta, Picnic and Swim on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Five Cub Scouts along with their Cubmaster and Assistant Cubmaster attended the […]

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