Victoria County 4-H clubs recently completed a denim recycling drive community service project. The clubs collected 411 pounds of denim throughout the community. Maddie Nunez, 14, with the Inez club, originally organized a similar drive in April. After the success of her drive, the other clu…
SHINER – Twin telepathy takes over when Camille and Colter Darilek take to the goat shows they’ve frequented for the past six years.
Residents among the marshes, oyster reefs, islands and beaches of Matagorda Bay live in what is considered to be an idealized estuary, along with copious charismatic species.
The American Red Cross of the Coastal Bend is hosting a meeting to recruit volunteers 10-11 a.m. Tuesday in the Bronte Room of the Victoria Public Library.
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet knows everyone hates lawyers, but during her luncheon presentation at the 2019 South Texas Farm and Ranch Show on Thursday the agricultural law specialist made sure to let all in attendance know that she’s a country girl at heart.
The legalization of hemp in Texas on Sept. 1 brought with it dreams of greener pastures, said Josh McGinty, of Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension program.
The smell of barbecue filled one of the annexes at the Victoria Community Center on Wednesday as hungry attendees of the South Texas Farm and Ranch Show filled the room in preparation for Ron Gill’s luncheon presentation.
Attendees will have the chance to learn more about native seed restoration efforts during a lecture from Doug Jobes, the assistant director for the Coastal Prairie Native Seed Project.
Melissa Barton, an inspector with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will provide an update on pesticide compliance issues on Thursday. She is the first of three speakers between 7 and 10 a.m. in Annex 1 and 2 at the Victoria Community Center.
Beef prices slowly drop as cattle production increases, but that’s not unusual, said David Anderson, a professor in the department of agriculture economics at Texas A&M University in College Station.
MOULTON — Evelyn Chaloupka knew she’d have to do something about her dairy operation when one of the worst droughts on record hit South Texas in 2007.
Hannah Bludau, of Hallettsville, was awarded the $1,750 Mark Scherer Memorial Scholarship. She is the daughter of Tom and Gayle Bludau. She plans to attend A&M University, majoring in biological and agricultural engineering.
Eight years after the driest year in Texas’ recorded history, water experts throughout the state are working to plan for future droughts, to make sure there’s enough water for the state’s population.
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