Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training August 20 for Austin and Washington counties.
The Patriot’s Pen, a youth-essay writing contest is a nationwide competition that gives students in sixth through eighth grades the opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. Annually, more than 130,000 students participate in the contest.
AUSTIN — Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an order on July 2 requiring all Texans residing in counties with more than 20 cases to wear a face mask while in a commercial space or public building or when in an outdoor setting that does not allow for six feet of physical distancing.
Even during these trying times of COVID-19 and social distancing, Independence Day was celebrated last weekend throughout the tri-county area.
Agricultural producers in Fayette and Lee counties must complete crop acreage reports by the Wednesday, July 15 deadline. Levi Garlick, county executive director with USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), says the July 15 deadline applies to corn, cotton, grain sorghum, CRP, and native & improved grasses that are not covered by a NAP policy.