New Master Naturalist class coming in April
American Naturalist John Burroughs said, “The best place to study nature is at one’s own home – on the farm, in the mountains, by the sea – wherever that may be.” Full Story
Marketers ask more, conservationists less
Water district directors, manager try to balance commerce, conservation
Water marketers want more, and conservationists caution for less.
Board members and managers of the five water districts in the Groundwater Management Area 12, which includes Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District, must balance those concerns with an eye to the future. POSGCD and its four neighbors in Area 12 met last week in Milano for a stakeholder’s meeting. Full Story
Last chance for CEUs at Cameron training
If you need to obtain the last of your CEU hours for your Pesticide license renewals, these meetings may be your last chance to get those required hours. Full Story
Thorndale Ag Boosters
set stew lunch sale
THORNDALE—The Thorndale FFA and 4-H Boosters will host a stew lunch at the Thorndale Firemen’s Hall on Sunday, according to Robert Steglich, advisor.
Serving will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until sold out. Cost is $7 per person for dine-in or take out. Dessert will be available. Full Story
USDA reminds producers of disaster help deadlines
CAMERON—Milam County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kevin Humphrey reminds eligible ranchers and livestock producers of the upcoming deadline for applying for benefits under the provisions of the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for losses incurred during calendar year 2009. Full Story
LIONS CLUB SERVES UP FLAPJACKS
Rockdale’s Noon Lions Club hosted its annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday evening at the RISD Intermediate Campus, the first civic club to host an event there. As Supt. Full Story
Rule number 1 of food safety: Don’t make someone sick
Food safety starts at home with a few basic guidelines. Your personal hygiene and food preparation skills are keys to reducing the risks of food borne illness from your kitchen. The last thing you want is for your kitchen to be known as a place someone got sick. Full Story
THANK YOU, FIREGIGHTERS
Knights of Columbus Council 7014 held its annual appreciation chili supper for area volunteer firefighters and ambulance personnel Monday at the KC Hall. Full Story
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