Dr. Davey Griffin, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service meat specialist, discusses skeletal composition of a beef cow at the 2012 grass-fed beef conference at Texas A&M University in College Station. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin)
Fannin County residents will now need to provide proof of eligibility at the Fannin County Tax-Assessor Collector’s office in order to obtain farm license plates which have a reduced registration fee. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles adopted the new eligibility requirement in March which requires applicants for farm license plates to show proof they hold an Agricultural and Timber Exemption Registration Number issued by the State Comptroller.
A migrating honeybee swarm rests in a tree. A swarm may stay in the same location for a few hours to several weeks, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Wizzie Brown)
The Farmers & Fleas Market will be held in downtown Farmersville at the historic Onion Shed on Saturday, May 4. Sales hours are 900 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This month's market will feature the Farmersville Garden Club's annual plant and craft sale.
The Fannin Soil and Water and the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service is sponsoring a fishpond seminar on May 3, Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon with catfish lunch following. Please RSVP as soon as possible by calling the Conservation Office at 903-583-9513 ext 3.