Agriculture and Outdoor

USDA Opened Signup for Conservation Reserve Program

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2019 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 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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Floyd County Extension to host Lunch-N-Learn program

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— The Floyd County Extension office will be hosting a Lunch-N-Learn tree pruning program on Thursday, December 19th at the Floyd County Library. 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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Game Warden Field Notes

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. How Trashy On Nov. 20, a Lubbock district game warden received a call about several illegally dumped sandhill cranes in a community dumpster. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or…

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Reinke Recognizes Agriculture Precision Supply with Diamond Pride Award

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon (DESHLER, Neb.) – Reinke Manufacturing, a global leader in irrigation systems and technology, has recognized Agriculture Precision Supply in Floydada with a Diamond Pride award… 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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Stolen John Deere Tractor

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon AMARILLO – The Amarillo Crime Stoppers need help in locating a stolen John Deere tractor. According to the Amarillo Police Department, a 1999 green and yellow John Deere For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd…

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Farm bill meeting

Courtesy Photo—The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hosted a farm bill meeting on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. … 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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Lubbock area Game Wardens seeking tips on dumped mule deer near Ransom Canyon

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon LUBBOCK -Lubbock game wardens are looking for anyone who has information about two dead mule deer that were dumped in Southeastern Lubbock county, near Ransom Canyon.  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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Lubbock District Game Wardens Gearing Up for Mule Deer Saturation Patrol

Special for The Hesperian-Beacon LUBBOCK AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES – Lubbock district Game Wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and state assets to the Mule Deer season… 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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2019 Texas Wheat Symposium to be held

AMARILLO – The Texas Wheat Symposium will be held Wednesday, December 4, in conjunction with the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show in the Grand Plaza Room at the Amarillo Civic Center. The free event will begin at 10 a.m. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the…

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Cotton production down in county

Cotton ginning season in full swing for area gins with growers reporting varying grades in their crops. 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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