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Tilden FFA Ag Mechanics at Heart of Texas Fair in Waco



Congratulations to the Tilden FFA Ag Mechanics students that attended the Heart of Texas Fair on October 7th. There were nine students on the two Reserve Division Champion projects and each won a $250 Scholarship to any Texas State Technical College. They also won 2nd Sweepstakes of the entire Ag Mechanics show. “My goal in attending the Heart of Texas […]

Poteet FFA goes to Area X Greenhand Camp



Greenhand camp is held every year for the first year students joining FFA. This year on September 16, Poteet took seven 8th graders to Robstown at the RMB Regional Fairgrounds for the camp. The students were Brianna Garcia, Julia McDonald, Brady Stevens, Hayden McDonald, Dalton Wilson, Nathan Wilson, and Pete Rodriguez. These Poteet FFA Members went through various leadership activities […]

Poteet 4-H member competes at the State Fair in Dallas



This year the State Fair of Texas was held in Dallas at the historic Fair Park. Congratulations to Hallie Bates for winning 4th place in the Senior Division Swine Skillathon on September 29. Hallie is a member of the Poteet 4-H Club where she serves as Treasurer and she is also an Atascosa 4-H County Council officer who serves as […]

Jourdanton FFA attends Fall CDE Contest at Peeler Ranch

The Jourdanton FFA Chapter competed in the Wintergarden District Career Development Events held at Peeler Ranch on Wednesday, September 25. At the contest, team members competed in Homesite Evaluation, Land Evaluation, Plant Identification and Range Evaluation. The Chapter Farmer Homesite Evaluation team placed 1st overall. High point individual awards went to Jenny Vrana 2nd, Claire Vyvlecka 3rd, Abby Valdez 6th […]

PLEASANTON FFA ATTENDS WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT INVITATIONAL

BBQ and fried pies

VERDILIZER

Last year, right before Mildred Royal’s 100th birthday, I had the privilege to sit with her in her home with her grandson, Caleb’s wife, Gabby Royal and interview her for the Verdilizer. I am so grateful that I was able to do this. She was one of my school teachers as she was the teacher of many of us. To […]

Poteet FFA student selected to represent in Farm Aid 2019



Congratulations to Derek Scharmann who was selected to represent the Poteet FFA, Wintergarden District, and Area X with the American Agricultural Movement Incorporation at Farm Aid 2019. He flew to East Troy, Wisconsin on September 18 and the event kicked off and took place on September 19-21. The first day was the Farm Aid Youth Ag Project. This was where […]

Atascosa County’s new Assistant Ag and Natural Resources Extension Agent

Howdy, I am Georgina Macias and I am excited to say I am serving as the new Assistant Ag and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Atascosa County. I am new to the area and am excited to start my career here in Atascosa Co. Here is a little bit about me. I was raised in the Rio Grande Valley and […]

3rd Annual Strawberry City Smoke Fest

The final champions of the 2019 3rd Annual Strawberry City Smoke Fest are pictured below. This year’s cook off was dedicated in memory of Mark Sparks. Thank you to the Sparks Family for the donation of the 6th place prize for each category, an Igloo ice chest and a 12 pack of Lone Star Beer.

Vintage in Verdi

VERDILIZER

Four more vendor introductions for Vintage in Verdi: “Boho Bloom-tique aka Boho Blooms is headed our way again this December 6-7! Morgan’s first year with us was our first rainy year AND it didn’t stop her! She’s been coming ever since! We love her personality, her creativity, her set up and her style! She is a Floresville native and has […]


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