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BSWCD announces scholarship; Zones 1 & 2 seats up for election
The Bee Soil & Water Conservation District (BSWCD) announces that Zones 1 and 2 for are up for election this year; anyone wishing to run for election in a zone must reside in said zone, be actively...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Casas makes rodeo finals
Ana Claire Casas will compete in the Texas Youth Rodeo Finals, which will be held this week, July 22-26, in Gonzales. Casas, a sophomore at A.C. Jones High School, will be representing Beeville in ...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown to participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps
San Antonio – Cuatro Brown of Beeville has been chosen to participate in the Texas Brigades’ 2nd Battalion of the Ranch Brigade program this summer. He was selected based on his academic records, i...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone scam alleges association with USDA Farm Service Agency
It has been brought to the attention of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) that a phone scam is being perpetrated on FSA customers. The caller, who identifies themselves as a Farm Loan Services repre...
Jun 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conserve Bee County: 2014 Farm Bill updates and streamlines popular USDA conservation programs
by Matthew Dorsett District Conservationist, USDA-NRCS Beeville
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1064 1064 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2014 Farm Bill recently became law, providing funding for the nation’s major conservation programs. As the federal government’s primary agricultural and food policy tool, the Farm Bill supports...
Emergency farm loan applications being accepted
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by drought May 6 and continuing are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office located in Alice, Roel Garza said this...
Monthly oil and gas statistics
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
March permits to drill The Railroad Commission issued a total of 1,894 original drilling permits in March 2014 compared to 2,053 in March 2013. The March total included 1,691 permits to drill new o...
Wildlife group announces 2014 Field Day to be held May 10
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bee County Wildlife Management Association announces that Field Day 2014 will be held Saturday, May 10, beginning at 9 a.m. Everyone interested is invited to attend this free event. Guest speak...
USDA seeks comments to amend soybean request for referendum procedures, announces dates
May 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on proposed amendments to procedures for soybean producers to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research O...
Tri County Field Day to be held May 3
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
By Matt Bochat Bee County Extension Agent We have partnered with the Goliad County Wildlife Management Association for our annual Tri County Field Day. The tour will start with registration at 8:30...
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