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AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS

Angus breeders recognized by AAA

ST. JOSEPH, MISSOUIRI— Fluharty Farms LLC, of Gause, and B.L. and Lou Graham of Milano were listed as owning one bull each in the Spring 2010 Sire evaluation report, published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

The newest report features the latest performance information on 4,607 sires and is currently accessible at www.angus.org.

The AAA provides programs and services for nearly 30,000 members nationwide.

Group selling briskets

Milam County Junior Livestock Association is selling tickets for briskets throughout the county. Contact Christi Coufal at 254-697-1065 to purchase.

TOFGA conference

The Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA) will host its annual conference, All Things Local, Jan. 28-30 in San Marcos.

The conference for organic growers features information for organic ranchers, farmers, commercial plant growers, retailers, wholesalers, processors, distributors, consumers, gardeners and anyone desiring to support the organic industry in Texas.

Keynote speaker will be Brad Stuff lebeam, owner of Home Sweet Farm.

On Jan. 28, prior to the start of the conference, attendees may participate in local tours including the Texas State University’s composting project and the Montesino Ranch in Wimberley.

See www.tofga.org for info.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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