Help farmers, ranchers in West Texas
April 14, 2011, 11:41am 2,481 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
TxDOT reopens I-35 north of Georgetown (March 27, 2015)
SAPD searches for robbery suspect (March 26, 2015)
F.M. 3191 closed in Karnes County (March 25, 2015)
No injuries in Floresville bus crash (March 24, 2015)
Flash flood warning for Karnes, southeastern Wilson counties until 8:45 a.m. (March 21, 2015)
Latest from Wilson County Garden Day (March 20, 2015)
Wilson, Atascosa, Bexar, surrounding counties under flash flood watch (March 20, 2015)
Weekend cancellations due to bad weather (March 19, 2015)
Senate passes open carry gun bill (March 17, 2015)
Wilson County Garden Day is March 21 (March 17, 2015)
Joint statements issued on evolving role in Alamo management (March 12, 2015)
Wilson County residents report 'explosion' noise (March 12, 2015)
U.S. 87 closed north of Nixon (March 10, 2015)
Flash flood watch (March 9, 2015)
Officials charge McQueeney man in Guadalupe County shootings (March 9, 2015)
Rainfall report: March 3-9 (March 9, 2015)
DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement (March 6, 2015)
Search continues for Guadalupe County gunman (March 6, 2015)
UPDATE: Officials release sketch of suspected Guadalupe County gunman (March 5, 2015)
Bexar County officials seek help in identifying human remains (March 4, 2015)
Dump truck overturns south of La Vernia (March 4, 2015)
Texas AG Responds to Administration Request to Stay Executive Amnesty Ruling (March 4, 2015)
Body found in creek near Stockdale (March 3, 2015)
Public’s Help Needed to Find Child Possibly Exposed to Rabies in Austin (March 3, 2015)