Agriculture and Outdoor

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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What’s Up? by Deon Fincher

With the recent rains I have been able to retract into my own little world as I pass the time doing one of my most favorite and most relaxing activities: pulling weeds. I know! What’s wrong with me?? But it is true—I love to crouch next to a garden bed and rid it of any…

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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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Floyd County hires Carrol as Agrilife Agent-Natural Resources

          Courtesy Photo Mark Carroll-Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Floyd County.   By Deon Fincher The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYD COUNTY – The Floyd County Commissioner’s Court approved unanimously Mark Carroll’s application to return to Floyd County as the new County Extension Agent for Agriculture… For more on…

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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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4-H Clubs merge, next “FIESTA!”

By Deon Fincher/The Hesperian-Beacon Floyd County’s two 4-H clubs merged into one club-The Floyd County 4-H—the primary point of action at the club’s first meeting in April. 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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