Agriculture and Outdoor

Members Advocate for Ag Education at the State Capitol

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon For two days, the Texas State Capitol became a classroom as more than 800 Texas FFA members attended the eighth annual Agricultural Education and Texas FFA Day at the Capitol. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019…

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Abundance of mature birds await Texas turkey hunters

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon With many mature toms strutting across the Rio Grande turkey range, Texas hunters should have a good shot at a long beard this spring. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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What’s Up? by Deon Fincher

As I sit, writing at my computer, I am hearing thunder and raindrops outside my window–I love spring! My garden has been through extreme cold and rising hot temperatures since the last time I reported. That cold front just about got all of my pepper plants and some of my tomatoes that I had just…

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New CSP signup period announced

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon Farmers have until May 10 to apply for funding under the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the largest working lands conservation program in the country,… For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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Texas farmers, ranchers talk trade on Capitol Hill

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon WASHINGTON, D.C. — Proponents of international trade are making a push in Washington, D.C., and nearly 200 Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) members last week… For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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Cattlemen Announce Annual Convention Details

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Friday announced details of their annual Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo, to be held March 29-31, 2019,… For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

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Floydada Native breeds Houston Livestock Show Grand Champion

By Kelli Childre/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon HAMLIN, TX – Tears and applause filled the NRG Center East Arena at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo as the winner was announced for the Junior Market Barrow Grand Champion on March 14. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe…

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