USDA Announces Emergency Direct Payment Details for Agricultural Producers


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) yesterday announced additional details about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), providing $16 billion in emergency direct payments to agricultural producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Heritage Land Bank Awards Scholarships to High School Seniors


Heritage Land Bank has awarded scholarships to area high school seniors. Each of the four award winners will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Heritage Land Bank Donates $15,000 To Area Food Banks


Funds will aid coronavirus response across North and East Texas

TYLER, Texas – Heritage Land Bank has donated a total of $15,000 to three Texas food banks to meet increased demand for food assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Heritage Land Bank Response to COVID-19


Because of our concern for the safety and health of our customers and employees regarding the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we want to reassure you that Heritage Land Bank has taken measures to protect our customers and employees, and to maintain an uninterrupted level of service that customers can rely upon.

Agriculture Insect Control Methods & Options


With the beef cattle industry in Panola County worth an estimated $62 million annually, controlling external parasites is important to avoid financial losses from your livestock operations.

3 Tips for Reducing Your Country Home's Expenses


Here are a few easy tips that will help you reduce the regular expenses of your country home.

3 Reasons to Live in the Country


Here are a few benefits of living in the country.

DIY Mosquito Control


Concerns about mosquito-borne disease this summer are prompting many of us to learn what to do to reduce the chances of mosquito bites in our own backyards and gardens. Fortunately, there are good ways to manage mosquitoes around your home at reasonable cost.

When You Should Use a Dewormer for Cattle


Deworming is important to maintaining cattle health and performance. The timing and frequency of deworming treatment will vary depending on geographic location, rainfall, stocking rate, age of the cows, and persistent activity of the product used.

Crapemyrtle Bark Scale


The blackish trunks on the crapemyrtles around town are caused by a Chinese insect known as crapemyrtle bark scale. It doesn’t kill the trees, but it does make them unsightly and less vigorous. This scale is causing concern because it is has spread quickly, and as you know, crapemyrtles are the most popular and common ornamental tree in the South.