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Lost: Border Collie, black and light brown, 9 months old, wearing a green collar, last seen Sept. 22 near CR 427 in Poth. If found call 210-324-1208.

VideoLost: Basset hound mix puppy, goes by the name "Darla," 15272 U.S. Hwy. 87 W, La Vernia. Call Kaitlynn at 210-758-2495.
Found: 2 brindle cows, on Sept. 12, at the end of La Gura Rd. in South Bexar County, located between South Loop 1604 and the San Antonio River, Gillett Rd. on east and Schultz Rd. on the west. Call after 8 p.m., 210-310-9206.
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Help Wanted

ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Agriculture Today

Government extends acreage reporting deadline

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Risk Management deadline remains unchanged

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced an extension of the Farm Service Agency’s acreage reporting deadline. According to a July 11 USDA press release, farm service farmers and landowners have an additional 18 calendar days to submit their annual report of acreage to their local Farm Service Agency county office with the deadline extended to Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Only the Farm Service Agency reporting deadline has been extended. The acreage-reporting requirement for crop insurance has not changed and remains July 15.

Accurate acreage reports are necessary to determine and maintain eligibility for various programs, such as the Direct and Counter-cyclical Program; the Average Crop Revenue Election Program; the Conservation Reserve Program; and the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistant Program.

Acreage reports for the Farm Service Agency are considered timely this year when filed at the county office by the new applicable final crop reporting deadline of Aug. 2. Producers should contact their county Farm Service Agency office if they are uncertain about reporting deadlines.

While the Farm Service Agency is able to extend its deadline, Risk Management Agency Administrator Brandon Willis emphasized that Risk Management Agency’s acreage reporting date remained, for most spring planted crops in the country. Farmers are reminded to report any loss within 72 hours of discovery to their insurance company. Farmers must report prevented planting acreage to their insurance company, in writing, within 15 calendar days after the final planting date. Losses must be reported and an insurance adjuster must view and release the crop before the crop is destroyed. Farmers are also reminded to contact their insurance agent if they have any questions about coverage, prevented planting, or for reporting and processing a claim.

Crop insurance is sold and delivered solely through private crop insurance agents. Contact a local crop insurance agent for more information about the program. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA Service Centers or on the Risk Management Agency’s website at

Producers also should visit their USDA Service Center to complete acreage reporting for Farm Service Agency. For questions on this or any Farm Service Agency program, producers should contact their Farm Service Agency county office or seek information online at

For more information, visit the Wilson County Farm Service Agency located off U.S. 181 in Floresville or call 830-393-3411.

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