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Hungry caterpillars

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The person who wrote “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” had a garden, I’m certain of it.

COVID-19 relief offered for farmers, ranchers

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The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University in College Station has developed a briefing paper that identifies provisions most applicable to agricultural producers in the three recent Congressional interventions to stimulate the economy and provide COVID-19 relief.

Cattle on feed down in Texas

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Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in Texas feedlots with capacity of 1,000 head or more totaled 2.76 million head on April 1, down 3% from a year ago.

A new promise to create a ‘Better Burg’

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This week, many business owners will be asked to make myriad decisions on the timetable, capacity, logistics and safety of opening their doors.

Comptroller’s office extends franchise tax deadline

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide Texas businesses relief, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

FTC to begin Zoom rehearsals for spring comedy

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Fredericksburg Theater Company’s (FTC) spring comedy, “Harvey,” has begun rehearsals via Zoom, a cloudbased video conferencing service, with plans to move on stage later in May.