For 2016 Poth High School graduate Abby Slagle of Floresville, less than one second was the difference between a first- and second-place finish in the Texas FFA rodeo and a $1,000 rodeo scholarship.... More ›
Q. Why are pansies not available at the nursery yet? They have dianthus, petunias, snapdragons, and alyssum but no pansies.
A. Pansies are more sensitive to the spells of hot temperatures that we often experience in September and early October... More ›
Abby Slagle, a 2016 graduate of Poth High School, will continue her rodeo days, now as a member of the Sam Houston State University rodeo team.
The daughter of Ken and Pam Slagle of Floresville competed in several rodeo events, including goat... More ›
By Adam Russell
Wildlife populations around the state appear in good shape after mid-August rains created good conditions going into fall and winter, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.
Dr. James Cathey, AgriLife... More ›
Hunting seasons are in full swing in Texas and more opportunities are on the horizon, including chances at premium guided hunt packages, through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big... More ›
Texas Animal Health Commission officials confirmed anthrax in white-tailed deer Sept. 16 in Kinney County. The affected premises are located approximately 12 miles east of Brackettville. The... More ›
The Chosen Few Trail Riders Inc. Trail Ride is set for Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Cestohowa Hall, located at 180 C.R. 245 in Cestohowa.
Cost of ride is $25 per person preregistered or $30 at the door for the entire weekend.... More ›
By Laurie Miller
The South Central Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association will meet Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Falls City Community Center, located off U.S. 181. A complimentary... More ›
Old Chisholm Trail Drivers Fall Trail Ride will be held Friday, Sept. 30, through Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Hyatt Ranch, off F.M. 887 in Gillett.
Cost of ride is $30 for riders ages 16 and older;... More ›
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold $3 lower.
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 170-185
300-400 lb. 157-165
400-500... More ›
AUSTIN -- For the week ending Sept. 16, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported uneven prices, with instances of $2 to $7 lower and steady to $4 higher.
From the time period of Sept. 5-11, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Field... More ›
Friday, Sept. 23
Compared to last report: Hay prices remained steady on light to moderate demand. Dairies and feedyards continue to buy on an “as needed” basis. Local pastures in the Panhandle remain in good condition so no supplemental feeding... More ›