Squirrels are nuts when it comes to brains
quirrels are so ubiquitous that they have become part of the landscape. We don’t usually notice them unless they happen to run across the road while we’re driving, or they are messing with the bird feeders. However, they are actually quite interesting. Since nuts are a major part of their diet, a squirrel’s teeth must remain sharp and not wear down. Full Story
FFA honors top students at annual awards banquet
Clayton Merka selected for DeKalb outstanding senior award
Awards were presented to a number of students last Tuesday as the Rockdale High School chapter of Future Farmers of America held its annual banquet in the junior-high commons.
Top photo (L-R): Career Development Event teams, Elaine Luckey, Erin Free, Heather Atchley ( livestock evaluation), Caleb Tarver, Dylan Carter, Andey Perez (dairy foods evaluation). Full Story
FSA county committee nominations start June 15
Area farmers, ranchers, landowners encouraged to participate
CAMERON—Milam County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kevin Humphrey has announced that county committee election nominations begin June 15.
Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate farmer and rancher candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the Aug. 1 deadline. Full Story
THE AG SIDE
Crop tour scheduled June 9
be $10 per attendee. A noon meal will be served. Currently, we are planning to offer 5 CEU hours for Private Pesticide Applicators License holders. For additional questions, please contact the Milam County Extension Office (254) 697-7045. Full Story
We have to pay the bill for law enforcement
he events of these past few weeks cause me grave concern for Milam County, my home, our home.
A family moves here to get away from the hustle and bustle, and the dangers of the metropolitan world out there only to face cold blooded murder in this supposedly quiet county. Full Story