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.

Turfgrass, Ground Cover Plants and Weed Identification and Control


Grass is generally regarded as the most desirable ground cover for the home landscape; however, there are situations where grass may not be the most practical landscape covering.

3 Tips for Growing Heirloom Tomatoes: Part Two


Here are a few more ways taking care of your soil can help and a few tips on how to grow tomatoes.

Heritage Land Bank Awards Four Students $2,500 Scholarships


Tyler, Texas – As part of its ongoing support of area youth, Heritage Land Bank is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 scholarship program for graduating high school seniors. Each of the four students selected will receive $2,500 towards their 2019-2020 freshman year at their chosen college or university.


3 Tips for Growing Heirloom Tomatoes


Here are a few tips that will help you successfully grow heirloom tomatoes and manage the seeds.