Agriculture and Outdoor

Online private-land stewardship lessons available

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— Private land stewardship is vital to Texas working lands, which account for nearly 83 percent of the state’s total acreage. … 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 Hunting and Fishing Licenses can be purchased online now

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— Outdoor enthusiasts in Texas purchase more than 2.4 million hunting and fishing licenses annually. … 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

I have stumbled upon a pattern. When I have a big, upcoming edition with a lot of writing to do to fill it, I find myself in my garden. That is where my mind can unwind and allow the thoughts, facts, scenarios to find their places; that is where I can stitch the things that…

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FLOYD COUNTY 4-H IMPORTANT DATES!!

Aug 15: 4-H Connect Opens for Enrollment for new year Aug 19: Banquet RSVP Due to Extension Office Aug 20: Open Floyd County Stock Show Association Meeting at 6pm at UC Aug 20: State Fair Entries Due Aug 22: Vet Science Kickoff Meeting at 6pm at UC Aug 24: Set up for banquet at 1pm…

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Soil and Water Conservation District Poster ResultsJeff

                By Deon Fincher The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA – The Floyd County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a poster contest for the 3rd and 6th grade classes. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright…

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USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

Extensions also available to Many Expiring Contracts… WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3, 2019, for certain practices under the continuous… 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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Mexican and Canadian Ag tariffs lifted

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon… “Texas Farm Bureau is encouraged by the news that the Trump administration has reached an agreement to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexican and Canadian… 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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Floydada FFA Chapter AwardsJeff

Photo by Deon Fincher/Hesperian-Beacon—Floydada FFA’s Senior Members By Deon Fincher The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA – The Floydada FFA Chapter held their 2019 Awards Banquet, May 7th. 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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Ag Texas Farm Credit awards $1,000 to Allison Orr

Congratulations to Allison Orr on receiving a $1000 scholarship from AG Texas Farm Credit Service! 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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Sr Team places 3rd at District Roundup – Headed to State

  (L to R) Katelyn Lechwar and Tyann Phillips presented their Educational Presentation April 30th. … By Deon Fincher/The Hesperian-Beacon Our 4-H Club was represented well by three teams of Educational Presentation Contest by three different teams speaking in three different categories. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or…

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