Agriculture

Area Fishing Report

Alan Henry FAIR. Water clear 58 degrees; 5.39’ low. Black bass are great, slowing into spawn fishing on the edge of vegetation and timber with crankbaits, spinners, and worms. Crappie are fair with jigs working the deeper man-made structures around 8-12 feet. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait, and stinkbaiters night and day.…

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The Garza Gardener: Aftereffects of the deep freeze

By Ellen Peffley West Texans are hardy and resilient folk, but our plants are not always as resilient. What a year we have had! Looking back to last summer with its lingering drought, a warm December and January and then the February Deep Freeze, West Texas weather has been hard on us. Many plants were…

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The Garza Gardener: Daffodils-The March birth flower

By Ellen Peffley Spring officially arrives this Saturday with the March, Spring or Vernal Equinox, when the sun crosses the equator heading north. Days will lengthen and temperatures will warm because the Northern Hemisphere is slanting toward the sun.   Daffodils are one of the first flowers of spring. Clusters of slender daffodil leaves emerge,…

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Cotton trials provide producers valuable information for area farmers

Press release provided by Texas A&M AgriLife Special to The Post Dispatch As cotton producers across the Texas High Plains begin preparing for a new season, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists are providing up-to-date information on the performance results of commercially available varieties across the state during 2020 trials. The annual Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation (RACE) trials…

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2021 Garza County Junior Livestock Show results

Krauser, Peterson, Thompson, Wink take Grand Champion titles Goats Grand Champion: Kasen Wink Reserve Grand Champion: Kasen Wink Division Champion – Light Weight: Leightyn Reiter Reserve Division Champion – Light Weight: Cooper Osborn Reserve Division Champion – Medium Weight: Kolten Wink Second – Light Weight: Payton Robinson Second – Light Weight: Cooper Osborn Second –…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

Food and mood Nancy McDonald Have you ever felt “hangry?” That is, hungry and angry. According to the American Heart Association, you must understand how food and mood interact to make good nutritional choices and avoid emotional or impulse eating. Maybe it’s no coincidence that food and mood are just a letter apart; the two…

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Fishing Report

Alan Henry GOOD. Water clear; 52 degrees; 4.28’ low. Black bass are fair, working brush and manmade structures with crankbaits, spinners and worms. Crappie are good with jigs, working larger structures. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait and stink bait. Hubbard Creek FAIR. Water stained; 50-52 degrees; 2.37’ low. Largemouth bass are fair…

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