Area Fishing Report



BRAUNIG- Water stained. Black bass are fair on crankbaits and watermelon soft plastic worms in reeds. Striped bass are good on silver and gold spoons and marble spinnerbaits near the jetty and dam. Redfish are good on perch, shrimp, shad, tilapia, and silver spoons. Channel catfish are fair on liver, shrimp, and cut bait near the dam. Blue catfish are […]

Harvesting Exotic Game



Finding Space



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Pre Plant Seminar and CEU Shootout scheduled

Atascosa AG News

Pre Plant Seminar A Pre Plant Seminar and CEU Shootout is scheduled for Thursday December 10, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the Atascosa County Extension Office Auditorium located at 25 East 5th Street, Leming, Texas 78050. Topics for the day will be . Variety and Biotechnology Update for Row Crops in South Texas by Dr. Joshua McGinty Extension Agronomist, Row […]

Keeping your pets safe during the winter holidays



With the colder temperatures approaching, pet owners do what they can to protect their pets from the inclement weather that occasionally comes about in these parts. Even if you don’t own a pet you might find yourself helping stray animals, as well. In the process of trying to figure out safe and warm places to house pets, one may overlook […]

USDA announces investments in rural community facilities



Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced investments to improve rural community infrastructure, provide essential services and improve access to health care across rural America through Rural Development’s Community Facilities (CF) program. These investments in health facilities and support for first responders come as the department celebrates National Rural Health Week. “Rural America deserves quality, affordable health care, but too often […]

Dean’s Driving School

On the Edge of Common Sense

Dean was in his eighties and still drove his pickup. This concerned his best friend Jack, who questioned the wisdom of riding with him. Dean based his self-confidence on the fact that he lived in western Kansas where you could drive from Hugoton to Bird City and never see a person wearing a suit and a tie! Dean was a […]

Atascosa Soil and Water District recognized for 75 years of service



The Atascosa County Soil and Water Conservation District #307 of Pleasanton, was recognized and awarded a plaque for 75 years of service. The District was certified by the Secretary of State of the State of Texas on June 29, 1940. Original directors were Henry Shearrer Sr., John Temple; John Lytle Tom Sr., Henry Schorsch, Sr. and Henry Thane. The Soil […]

St. Augustine Q&A



Q. Our St Augustine has rounded brown areas that are growing. Is it from the cold weather? Could it be brown patch? We only water once per week. A. The symptoms you describe make it sound like it is brown patch. We have not had enough cold weather to show dormancy due to cold weather in St Augustine grass. With […]


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