Carson County is one of 254 counties in Texas. It is not part of a Metropolitan Area. Its county seat is Panhandle which is the agribusiness center of the area. Land uses in Carson County are “traditionally Texan”: wheat, corn, sorghums, soybeans, and cattle. Carson County lies 28 miles east of Amarillo. Recreation includes visits to the Square House Museum and to the Cross in Groom. The Cross in Groom is the largest cross in the state of Texas. Government, farming, ranching, agribusiness with oil and gas production, and Pantex (a nuclear plant) are the major job sources. Wholesale and retail trade make significant contributions to the Carson County economy. Demographically, projections for Carson County in the year 2000, show little anticipated change. In 1966, its population was 6,677 and the prediction for 2000 is 6,680. In 1997, Carson County ranked 190th among Texas counties, which is not surprising since it is predominately rural and not part of a Metropolitan Area. Gender population projections are that females will outnumber males by 310 by the beginning of the millennium. The largest age group is 18 to 64, not unlike many counties throughout the State of Texas.
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UVALDE – In a second phase of research, scientists from Second Ark Foundation and Texas A&M AgriLife Research are again collaborating — this time to find out more about the social interactions of dama gazelles. Dr. Elizabeth Cary Mungall, science officer for the Second Ark Foundation in Ingram, and Dr. Susan Cooper, an AgriLife Research […]
- East Texas forage conference set Aug. 28Jul 30
Regional conference to be held at Yamboree Fairgrounds in Gilmer Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, firstname.lastname@example.org GILMER – The East Texas regional forage conference will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Yamboree Fairgrounds in Gilmer. Programming will focus on helping producers increase yields and lower costs, with presentations to address the […]
- Women landowners focus of Oct. 5-6 natural resource conference in FredericksburgJul 30
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Rick Machen, 830-278-9151, email@example.com FREDERICKSBURG – “Women – Taking the Reins in Natural Resource Management,” a two-day conference aimed specifically at women in the Edwards Plateau, will take place in Fredericksburg Oct. 5-6 at the Inn on Barons Creek. The conference, funded by […]
- Researchers: Second phase of dama gazelle study will focus on social interactions