Farm and Ranch

Jourdanton FFA teams participate in the Wintergarden Invitational CDEs on Sept. 26

On September 26, Jourdanton FFA participated in the Wintergarden Invitational CDE’s hosted by the Peeler Ranch. Furthermore, students competed in events such as Plant Identification, Range, Homesite, and Land Evaluation. Here are the results – Greenhand Land: 2nd place team: Madi Vick 2nd. Chapter Farmer Land: 6th place team. Greenhand Land: 1st place team; Ireland Joseph 1st; Abby Valdez 3rd; […]

Thank You Sherry Orsak!

Sherry Orsak was recently recognized at a luncheon, honoring her 32 years of service with the Atascosa County Soil and Water Conservation District #307. The Board of Directors and staff appreciate all that she has done through the years for the District. Thank you Sherry!

Corrected Atascosa Co. 4-H Information

Atascosa Club ofEquine Enthusiasts(A.C.E.E.)4th Sunday of themonth, 7p.m.First United MethodistChurch, PleasantonKaren Harris(830) Black Hill 4-H2nd Sunday of themonth, 6p.m.Black Hill Comm. Bldg.,Black HillKim Lutz(830)570– LaParita 4-H2nd Thursday of themonth, 6:30p.m.Cowboy FellowshipChurch, 5610 FM 3350,JourdantonJason & Valerie Aguilar(210) Leming/Verdi 4-H2nd Monday of themonth 6:30pmVerdi CommunityCenter, VerdiCarl Royal (830)480- 4018, lisaroyal@yahoo.comJames Caraway(830)570-3946jcaraway@barlettcocke.comMatt Adamitz (210)275-8796 Lytle 4-H2nd Monday of theMonth,6:30p.m.Lytle Primary SchoolCafeteria, LytleJennifer […]

County recognizes National 4-H Week October 7-13

Proclamation Whereas, The Atascosa County Commissioner’s Court is proud to honor the 4-H Youth Development Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for 111 years of providing experience-based education to youngsters throughout the Lone Star State; and Whereas, This admirable program, which seeks to provide a learning experience for the whole child, including head, heart, hands, and health, helps […]

Charlotte FFA teams compete at Area

Charlotte’s FFA went to the Area Fall CDE Contest on last Wednesday, Oct. 3. Charlotte competed in three contests out of a total of four. Danya Rodriguez, Colton Pruett, Michael Garcia and Angelo Mosqueda of the Greenhand Plant ID team placed 5th in the Area 10 competition. Joshua Reyna, Lucy Benavidez and Brandon Sanchez of the Chapter Plant ID team […]

Pleasanton FFA Teams place at judging contests

Pleasanton FFA participated in the fall CDE contest held at Peeler Ranch this past Wednesday. Our District results are as follows: 2nd Place Chapter Farmer Land Evaluation 2nd Place Green hand Home-site Evaluation 2nd Place Chapter Farmer Plant Evaluation 3rd Place Green hand Plant Identification Lacey Stevens received a scholarship for placing 2nd High Point individual in the chapter farmer […]

Charlotte FFA Teams place at judging contests

The Charlotte FFA team participated in the Wintergarden FFA District’s annual Land, Plant, Range and Homesite Invitational Contest on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Peeler Ranch in Jouranton. Four Charlotte teams placed in different judging contests that day. The Greenhand Homesite Team and Greenhand Land Team both placed second in district. The Greenhand Plant ID Team brought home third place […]

Atascosa County Fair Saturday

The Atascosa County Fair is scheduled for this Saturday, October 6, at Cowboy Fellowship. There will be a sheep, goat, heifer and steer show for 4-H and FFA members. Check in for lambs and heifers will be from 8a.m. to 9a.m. and goat and steers check in will be from 9a.m. to 10a.m. The entry fee for lamb and goats […]


During the week of July 15th through the 21st Peter Korus and Brittany Rodgers from Atascosa County participated in the 2018 Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Games in the archery portion. In the State Games, kids from across the state battle it out competing in six events. Peter and Brittany both placed at the state match during the week of competition, […]

Helpful Hints for homeowners: mosquitoes, fire ants

With recent rains subsiding in many parts of the state and the re-emergence of warmer, drier weather, Texans should expect to see a proliferation of fire ants and mosquitoes, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. According to Dr. Robert Puckett, AgriLife Extension entomologist at Texas A&M University in College Station, during rain events, while the fire ants are underground […]

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