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Taking a look back at the 2019 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show

    Taking a look back at the 2019 Stephens County Junior Livestock Show

From the opening ceremonies to the awards banquet, all through the 61st Annual Stephens County Junior Livestock Show, the Breckenridge Texan was there, covering the activities – behind the scenes

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Local 4-H Plant ID team places first at Fort Worth contest

    Local 4-H Plant ID team places first at Fort Worth contest

The Stephens County 4-H Plant ID team participated in the Fort Worth contest last week and brought home ribbons for first place, third place and high point individual. The Junior

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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

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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.

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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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