What do a pillbug and a crab have in common?
I call them doodle bugs, but most people refer to them as pill bugs. The doodle bug is more commonly used to refer to an insect called an ant lion. I’ll have more on ant lions next week.
Contrary to what we all believe, pill bugs are not insects. They are terrestrial crustaceans, and are a type of woodlouse. Their relatives include the lobster, shrimp, and crab. Full Story
Thorndale couple are ‘top dogs’
National Greyhound Association honors Ken, Darlene Biehle at Kansas banquet
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O.D. Butler Memorial Forage Field Day May 14
BRYAN—The Dr. O.D. Butler Forage Field Day will be held on Friday, May 14 at Circle X Land and Cattle located north of Bryan off Highway 6 and Old San Antonio Road (OSR).
The event is designed to provide beef and forate producesr thoughout the Brazos Valley with current information relative to the production, management, and selection of high quality forage. Full Story
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Turfgrass clinic set
May 20 in Rockdale
Milam Count y’s Agrilife Extension Service will hold a Turfgrass Management Clinic on Thursday, May 20 at the Rockdale General Store Conference Room at 6pm. Milam County Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent Jon Gersbach will present an A-Z turf management. Full Story
Tips to help you save money
The good news is t hat it appears the economy is on the rebound. Even so, this is a good time to review your expenses to find ways to save money. Full Story