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AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana
Tropical rainfall in September in the Lower Rio Grande Valley interrupted the final phases of harvest of the area’s 145,000 acre cotton crop, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications specialist, Weslaco. This field north of McAllen was harvested but not before rains kept the grower from stalk destruction, a state-mandated operation designed to prevent overwintering of boll weevils.
AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana Tropical rainfall in September in the Lower Rio Grande Valley interrupted the final phases of harvest of the area’s 145,000 acre cotton crop, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications specialist, Weslaco. This field north of McAllen was harvested but not before rains kept the grower from stalk destruction, a state-mandated operation designed to prevent overwintering of boll weevils.
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Frank Paul Nieschwietz
Frank Paul Nieschwietz was born September 12, 1939 in San Antonio, Texas and he was a lifelong resident of Falls City, Texas. He passed away September 27, 2014 in San Antonio. Frank Paul was preced...
Helen C. (Polasek) Harwell
Helen C. (Polasek) Harwell, 81, of Brookshire, died Sunday. Aug. 31, 2014, in Houston. Mrs. Harwell was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Hobson to Casper and Doris (Lyssy) Polasek. She grew up in Hobson and...
Belle “Jim” Hoke Pearce
Belle “Jim” Hoke Pearce, formerly of Sutherland Springs and Austin, Texas, died September 24, 2014 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the last surviving child of Jesse Keesler Hoke and Hattie Bay Ho...
Nicolas Soto
Nicolas Soto, 79, a lifelong resident of Runge, died, Sept. 16, 2014, in Karnes City. He was born Dec. 7, 1934 in Karnes City to Dolores Soto and Francisca Guerra Soto. Mr. Soto was a farmer, a mem...

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