Are you an honorably discharged veteran who owns a farm with a AG tax exception? This should prove to be an interesting read.
There is no doubt about it, Lowe’s the home improvement store located in Gun Barrel City, Texas has the “Only Game in Town.” This is especially so in this Cedar Creek Lake Community 45 minutes North of Dallas, Texas. What is especially interesting that this area is also known for having a large population of “Honorably Discharge Veterans.”
Many are recent returnees from war zones in foreign lands who thru retirement or various disabilities have settled to the Cedar Creek Lake area of Texas. Many of these individuals live on small farms in the area, seeking to make a living off the land in the area with an AG exception in place.
As to myself, I am an honorably discharged Air Force Veteran with four years of…
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Moving forward at the beginning’s of the vineyard planting at Stewart-Rigo Winery in Eustace, Texas in Henderson County, Texas.
Starting a vineyard is much more than starting a vegetable garden. The success or most of time, failure of such a dream is common. Many a started vineyard today has rows of wood posts with wire and no plants or at best the dying remains of once was a dream in a vineyard. We have prepared long and hard for our dream. 185 hours of study thru UC at Davis, out of California. Knowledge is power in the wine growing business. There are no short-cuts. Finding the right soil in the right location…
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Next to the death of a family member, as terrible to one’s heart is the lost of long-time pets.
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If you consider yourself the “non-hugger type” this Christmas Season of 2014, consider changing your attitude. You will be happier and glad you did.
It is Christmas 2014 and thousands will crowd local churches. Many who claim to believe in Jesus Christ, this is their once a year attendance of a church. Belief in the Love and Mission of Jesus should be a yearly worship and appreciation of His many blessings in our own lives. There is “No Church” that equals the Beauty of God’s Church.
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Sharing This Christmas season with my friends and neighbors in Henderson County, Texas.
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We are proud to announce we now have high quality hay for sale from our first cutting. After placing over 4 tons of fertilizer on 22 acres we now have some of the most beautiful hay in Henderson County, Texas. They are fully secured, tied in twine in 5 foot round bales. In price they are “currently” $70 a bale. As the summer proceeds and the possibility exists of little rain, the price per round bale will increase. No need to make offers on this fine product, the prices will remain firm. Terms are, cash only, no checks, no money orders and loading and delivery is not available. We will be collecting tax for each purchase unless presented a current farm and or ranch exception certificate number. Contact John or Linda Stewart-Rigo at Silver Star Winery of Texas on 12551 FM Road 2709 in Eustace, Texas, phone: 903-425-4900. Another hint, look for the mail box with the security sign on it; to the right is the large sign at the gate opening which reads, “Silver Star Winery of Texas.” If there is no answer on your telephone call please leave a voice mail. Most calls returned within a business day.
- “Our First Baling of Hay For Sale” copyright 2013 John J. Rigo, Silver Star Winery of Texas (silverstarwineryoftexas.com)
Her name is Violet. We have been buying raw milk from her Mother for over a year. She is an actual Jersey. Her Mother came from Jersey. She has beautiful markings on her. Currently, friends of ours with a farm in Kemp are keeping her for us until we get settled on our new farm home in Eustace, Texas.