With businesses across the U.S. having closed temporarily or reduced services due to the coronavirus pandemic, company leaders are trying to find ways to stay afloat until the crisis passes – and figure out how to move forward into an uncertain future.
Though state parks have shuttered doors and public areas for many locations, the great outdoors is a door frame away for most in Texas. Spring is an excellent time for butterfly watching, even if you can’t go far due to pandemic safety measures.
Communities nationwide are lacking in some items, but for many, free time is more available than ever. With shortages on commodities like toilet paper, bread and supplies, some have returned to sustainable growing and farming to weather the supply shortage. The starting point for many investing in livestock is small game, such as chickens. The fowl provide a steady supply of eggs in the right conditions, and meat provided that flock numbers are strong.
Texas leads the U.S. in processing billions of dollars in small business loans, highlighting the role of Texas banks in the effort.
Limestone-Falls Soil and Water Conservation District #501 sponsored the 42nd Texas 2020 Conservation Awards Program. The topic was “Where would we BEE without Pollinators.” Essay and poster contests were two of nine categories to provide competition and incentives to expand and improve water conservation efforts.