Monday, November 30, 2015
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
Help farmers, ranchers in West Texas
April 14, 2011, 11:41am 2,797 views | 1 comment
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples encourages Texans to help those affected by the wildfires in West Texas.
The Hay Hotline sponsored by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting donations of hay or listing of available hay to provide forage for animals where pasture and grazing land has been burned.
In addition, the TDA’s State of Texas Agriculture Relief (STAR) Fund is accepting donations. This provides agricultural disaster relief to affected producers to rebuild fences, restore operations, and to pay for other relief.
Visit the TDA website at www.texasagriculture.gov and click on Hay Hotline or STAR Fund to donate.
Hay donations also are being accepted at:
•Barkley’s Home & Ranch Center in Boerne, 32450 I-10 W., 830-249-2656
•Stonewall County Livestock Supply Point, Stonewall County Fair Grounds in Aspermont, 940-989-3510
•Jeff Davis County Livestock Supply Point at the Red Barn Ranch near Fort Davis, 432-837-6207.
The Kendall County 4-H invites donations to buy hay. Contact them at www.kendallcounty4h.org.
Kay Love in Wilson County also is organizing help for those in West Texas. Call her at 210-834-0802.
Other ways to help will be added as information is received.
Your Opinions and Comments
April 14, 2011 4:58pm
Share your comment or opinion on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Unofficial rainfall reports: Nov. 23-30 (November 30, 2015)
Chaplin leaving Falls City ISD (November 25, 2015)
#FloresvilleStrong T-shirts are in (November 16, 2015)
Gov. Abbott To Refuse Syrian Refugees Relocating To Texas (November 16, 2015)
Falls City antique farm equipment demo canceled (November 13, 2015)
Share your favorite Christmas memory (November 13, 2015)
Student organizes community prayer Nov. 8 (November 7, 2015)
La Vernia man dies in overnight crash (November 6, 2015)
Floresville ISD: High school students' return delayed to Nov. 9 (November 4, 2015)
Election Results (November 3, 2015)
UPDATE: Medical examiner IDs driver killed in St. Hedwig crash (November 3, 2015)
Rainfall totals for recent rains (November 2, 2015)
Storm sidelines Wilson County Appraisal District (November 2, 2015)
UPDATE: Floresville High School students to return Nov. 6 (November 1, 2015)