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Local ranchers, farmers identify biggest conservation resource concerns for USDA

    Local ranchers, farmers identify biggest conservation resource concerns for USDA

Local ranchers and farmers have identified “degraded plant condition” as the most important resource concern on rangeland, pastureland and cropland, according to information gathered in a meeting this summer. Livestock

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Local conservation meeting slated for July 26

    Local conservation meeting slated for July 26

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas’ Stephens and Shackelford counties and the Lower Clear Fork of the Brazos Soil and Water Conservation District will host the FY19 Local

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Warehouse Feed to serve as local pick up station for Wichita Livestock Sales

    Warehouse Feed to serve as local pick up station for Wichita Livestock Sales

Local cattle raisers will no longer have to drive as far to get their cattle to auction. Beginning Tuesday, July 17, Breckenridge’s Warehouse Feed will become a pick up station

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Local 4-H’ers compete in Plant ID contest

    Local 4-H’ers compete in Plant ID contest

Five Stephens County 4-H Plant ID members competed at the Hackamore Ranch Open Invitational Contest on April 14 in Thorndale. Mykel Walters competed as senior individual and placed seventh. The

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Governor declares drought disaster for Stephens County

  Governor declares drought disaster for Stephens County

Stephens County is one of several that Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Friday, April 13, to be disaster areas due the

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FFA plant sale continues Saturday, April 14

  FFA plant sale continues Saturday, April 14

The annual Breckenridge High School Plant Sale will from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or until they sell out) today,

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UPDATE: Fire chief halts burning at least until Monday

  UPDATE: Fire chief halts burning at least until Monday

UPDATE: Less than 36 hours after the Stephens County burn ban was lifted, brush burning in the area has gotten

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Ag lawyer offers some insight to area landowners

  Ag lawyer offers some insight to area landowners

An agricultural law specialist met with a group of area residents last week in Albany regarding the rules and regulations

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Commissioners hear Extension Office report, extend burn ban

  Commissioners hear Extension Office report, extend burn ban

During Commissioners Court on Monday, Stephens County Extension Agent Sumer Russell presented her 2017 year-end report  and the county commissioners

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Local 4-H Plant ID teams place at PK, Houston

  Local 4-H Plant ID teams place at PK, Houston

The Stephens County 4-H Plant Identification Team competed at the Possum Kingdom Area SWCD Contest on March 2 in Graham.

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