Mourning doves are year-round Texas residents
It’s not hunting season, but I decided to write about the Mourning Dove anyway.
There is something magical about its lonely, haunting cry. Maybe that’s why the dove is the universal symbol of peace.
Its mournful cry could also be why some believe that seeing the Mourning Dove in strange circumstances means someone close to you will die. Full Story
Tips on stopping wild hogs
Twenty-one states now have “established” wild hog populations, according to Jack Mayer, a wild hog expert at the Savannah River National Laboratory in South Carolina.
“When a wild hog community is large enough, it reaches a critical mass and gains what scientists say is a permanent foothold,” Mayer said. Full Story
200+ exhibitors to attend 35th TSCRA trade show
FORT WORTH—More than 200 exhibitors will showcase products and services to cattle producers across the state at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCR A) 35th Annual Trade Show during the convention March 19-21. Full Story
USDA reminds producers of disaster help deadlines
CAMERON—Milam County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kevin Humphrey reminds eligible ranchers and livestock producers of the upcoming deadline for applying for benefits under the provisions of the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for losses incurred during calendar year 2009. Full Story
Foundation offers 10 free trees for spring planting
Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the spring planting season and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering an ideal way for everyone to plant trees when the weather turns warm.
Every person from Texas who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees. Full Story