As government officials, news outlets and health officials are keeping the public apprised of the COVID-19 situation, consumers are finding the cost of high-demand items such as hand sanitizers, tissues, face masks and other products skyrocketing. Over the last few weeks, the Better Business…

Gophers are burrowing rodents which live almost entirely underground. Gophers are well adapted to their underground existence, with stout forelegs and strong curved claws for digging. They have prominent, yellow incisor teeth and large, fur-lined external cheek pouches in which food is carri…

The first East Texas case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Gregg county and the Better Business Bureau recommends preventative and proactive strategies to avoid workplace outbreaks. As of Tuesday, Texas has had a total of 13 travel-related cases of coronavirus across the state.The COVID-1…

The Better Business Bureau is warning small business owners of recent ransomware attacks on East Texas agencies. Hackers encrypted files and denied access to computers, demanding money for recovery and rendering them inoperable. The BBB advises both businesses and consumers to be vigilant in…

Time and time again I get calls from folks asking what hay is worth. Well, obviously it’s worth what you are willing to pay. However, we must think about hay the same as you would any other feed commodity. When feeding sack feed, the first question that we ask is what is the price per pound/…

For some, Valentine’s Day is more than flowers and chocolate. For approximately 10 million people, it means a ring and a life-changing question. Wedding season is right around the corner, and in 2019 more than 150,000 couples turned to the Better Business Bureau for inquiries regarding their…