Month: March 2022

Young farmers, ranchers on state YF&R Advisory Committee

Twenty-three young producers were appointed to Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) 2022 Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Advisory Committee. An individual or a couple from each TFB district serve two years on the committee. The district representatives are named by TFB President Russell Boening. Advisory committee members are responsible for recommending, promoting and evaluating programs and …

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Robertson Takes Two Emmys From $4,500 Yearling To Grade 1 Winner – Horse Racing News

Though Arlington Park may have been shuttered, longtime Chicagoland trainer Hugh Robertson has no plans to follow the city’s jewel of a racetrack into the sunset. Not when the 71-year-old has Grade 1-winning horse Two Emmys in the barn, and especially not when he knows exactly how lucky he is to be alive after surviving …

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1 killed, 2 injured following tractor-trailer crash in East Hempfield Township [update] | Local News

A Lancaster city woman was killed in a crash involving a car-carrying tractor-trailer Tuesday afternoon along stretch of Route 72 in East Hempfield Township that has seen several deadly crashes in the last several months, according to the coroner and East Hempfield Township police. The woman was killed when the sedan she was in and …

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OpEd | ‘Freedom for the wolves often means death to sheep’

BY EMILY GILL Freedom” is a word much bandied-about these days. Those disliking masks in schools want freedom from mask mandates. Those who fear the teaching of critical race theory in public schools — never mind the fact that it only appears in higher education and beyond — want “freedom of thought,” meaning freedom from …

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JEA breaks ground on $150 million water reclamation facility in eTown | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

JEA held a groundbreaking ceremony March 31 for its approximately $150 million Greenland Water Reclamation Facility already under construction on 80 acres near the eTown master-planned community on Jacksonville’s Southside. With backhoes and loaders moving earth about 100 yards away, executives and employees of the city-owned electric and water utility celebrated the multiyear effort with …

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75-1 Win Puts Spotlight on One-Eyed Un Ojo, Courville

For the last few weeks, Ricky Courville’s family and friends have been peppering him with suggestions for the first week in May. They have been urging the Louisiana-based trainer to buy airline tickets or make hotel and restaurant reservations. Some have recommended buying a new suit. But at the moment, Courville would prefer to wait …

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Extension offers free virtual gardening classes in April

Extension offers free virtual gardening classes in April | Serving Carson City for over 150 years Staff Report Thursday, March 31, 2022 University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering free online courses this April to teach gardening basics.Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada! The program will livestream eight classes to help Nevadans who want to get …

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Ag Literacy Week grows agriculture in the classroom

By Julie TomascikEditor Teachers across the state brought agriculture to life for their students through Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Ag Literacy Week, which was held in conjunction with National Ag Week, on March 21-25. “The goal of this program was to increase agricultural literacy among students across Texas. We wanted to provide a way for …

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