Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Lost & Found

Found: Calico cat, female, white, orange, and black, on CR 352, La Vernia. 210-667-1052.
If you are missing a pet in Floresville, be sure to check the Floresville holding facility. Animals are only kept for 3 days. Contact Las Lomas K-9 Rescue, 830-581-8041.
Lost: Black female Chihuahua named Gloomy and black male Chihuahua named Rico, from CR 126, Floresville, missed dearly by their family! Call 210-428-3803. 
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Help Wanted

Carpenters and carpenters helpers needed. Call 830-391-1286.
The Floresville Independent School District is accepting applications for District Wide Custodian Positions, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. shift. Applications may be obtained online at www.fisd.us or contact Sylvia Campa at 830-393-5300 ext. 14002 for appointments. FISD Personnel Office is located at 1200 5th St., Floresville, Texas. 830-393-5300 (Office hours: 8:00-4:00). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Wilson County Farm Bureau recognizes tenured members

Wilson County Farm Bureau recognizes tenured members

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Six Wilson County Farm Bureau members have been recognized for their extensive membership in the Wilson County Farm Bureau. Joseph Uhlig and Doris Bruce are among the top 10 longest-tenured... More ›

Workshop will focus on saving family lands

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. A conservation easement workshop titled “Protect, Conserve, Pass Down: A Strategy for Saving Family Lands” will be held Monday, Nov. 3, at the Floresville Event Center, located at 600 S.H. 97W.... More ›

El Niño development stalled out, but cool, wet winter still predicted this year for Texas

El Niño development stalled out, but cool, wet winter still predicted this year for Texas

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Though this year’s El Niño is now predicted to be a weak one, it still spells more a chance of a wet, cool winter for most of Texas rather than a dry one, according to the Texas state climatologist. El... More ›

Local vs. state control, groundwater is groundwater

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. By Jay Evans In 1904, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that landowners could pump all of the groundwater they want from under their land without being held liable to others for drainage.  This... More ›

SA ranching event Oct. 29

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the San Antonio Aggie Park in San Antonio. Registration will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a complimentary beef dinner. TSCRA Special... More ›

Cattle fever tick area in effect

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. AUSTIN -- The Texas Animal Health Commission and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed the presence of cattle fever ticks on Cameron County premises located outside the permanent quarantine zone. In order to protect the land,... More ›

Greens are easy to plant

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Q: Is kale hard to grow? A: No, plant it now as a transplant. Transplants are available at most nurseries. Other greens to consider are Swiss chard, mustard, turnips, and collards. Q: Cyclamen are over $6 each at my favorite nursery. How can... More ›

Livestock Market Reports

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Atascosa Sale: 10-21-14 Cattle and calves: 773 (275 Steers; 213 Heifers; 234 Cows; 51 Bulls) Steers: Med., Large No. 1-2: 200-300 lb. 300-337 300-400 lb. 270-335 400-500 lb. 255-302 500-600 lb. 210-282 600-700 lb. 205-230 700-800... More ›

TDA Market Report

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. AUSTIN -- For the week ending Oct. 18, feeder cattle prices quoted by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt) early in the week, but mostly steady to $5 lower at week’s end. Sharply lower feeder cattle futures pulled... More ›

Hay & Forage Report

Hay & Forage Report

Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Friday, Oct. 24 Compared to last week: Compared to last week: Alfalfa prices were weak to $5 lower as some producers are coming down on prices to get hay moving. Other classes of hay remain steady. Trade activity was light to moderate... More ›



Archived Agriculture Today
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. AgriLife economist: ‘High’ 2014 grains stocks... (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Anthrax case confirmed in Jim Wells County (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Corn price plunges, but food prices still increase (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Don’t overseed lawn in winter (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Enroll for new voluntary dairy program by Nov. 28 (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville welding student attends D.C. training... (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hay & Forage Report (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Land losses in Texas: 15-year net loss (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. No new cases of VS in state (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Panhandle vet clinic a rural semifinalist (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Pieniazek elected to ag leadership (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Report (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. World Trade Organization announces COOL decision (October 22, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Breed bull, female sale Oct. 24 (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Cattle raisers ranch gathering Oct. 24 (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Do not be threatened by sapsuckers (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. EPA extends Clean Water Act deadline (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hay & Forage Report (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Osborne Stables fund-raiser, open house (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rainfall Report (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Stocker gains more than 2.5 pounds per head per day (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Survey indicates ranchers anticipate herd rebuilding (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Report (October 15, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Bluebonnet Horse Expo Oct. 18 (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Bull-A-Rama set for Stockdale (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Cattlemen to gather in Falls City (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville teen is 'sweetheart' — in and... (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hay & Forage Report (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hill Country Agri-Land Workshop (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Horseback team rounds up stray cattle on border (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Quail Appreciation Day set for Oct. 15 (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rainfall Report (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Taking control of termites (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Report (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. The Andersons signs agreements (October 8, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Farm Bureau county convention Oct. 16 (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Going hog wild with ranch rodeo (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Hay & Forage Report (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Is Clean Water Act protecting water or taking land? (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Nation’s ag commissioners unite to dry up... (October 1, 2014)
October 2014 Gardening Calendar (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Stocks make a great addition to winter annuals (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Report (October 1, 2014)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Texas Beef Checkoff assessment begins Oct. 1 (October 1, 2014)
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