June bugs are plentiful, but they’re dumb
June bugs are about the dumbest bugs to ever grace our summer nights. I’d say “fly,” but I don’t think that term can apply to their bumbling aerial displays around porch lights. Full Story
Nature photo contest deadline Friday
Deadline for entries into the photo contest that is part of the June 11-12 Milam County Nature Festival is Friday, organizers announced. Full Story
Turfgrass clinic set this Thursday
Milam County Texas Agrilife Extension Service will hold a Turfgrass Management Clinic at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at the Rockdale General Store Conference Room.
Milam County Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent Jon Gersbach will present an A-Z turf management. Full Story
MILANO FFA ‘STARS’
MILANO FFA ‘STARS’ Special Awards and Star Awards given recently at the annual Milano FFA Banquet, included: Star Greenhand—Jacob Willingham; Star Chapter FFA—Lyndsie Gray; Top Full Story
‘Time is right for water conservation’
More than $98 billion a year is the hefty price the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) estimates water shortages during drought periods could cost state businesses and workers by 2060, if water management and conservation practices are not implemented. Full Story
Tag-in, order dates for Fair
The 2010 Rockdale Fair Rules are now available. Check out the rules on the Milam County Extension website — http://milam-tx.tamu. edu.
There are some rule changes for this year. The following are important dates to remember.
• May 20—Steer tag-in, 5- 7 p.m. at Arledge Feed Lot
• June 12—Broiler orders due. Full Story