HORNED LIZARD LOOKOUT
HORNED LIZARD LOOKOUT—Lucy Coward, Horned Lizard contact with El Camino Real Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist says it’s time for the Horned Lizard Watch. Full Story
Beef cattle, applicator workshops next month
Lee County sites selected for events
The Texas Agrilife Extension Service will hold a pair of workshops at Lee County venues in September.
A Beef Cattle Workshop is planned for Sept. 10 in the Lincoln Community Center, while a Private Applicator Training & Testing Session will be held Sept. 19 at the Lee County Extension Service in Giddings. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Milam Go Texan to host scholarship fund-raiser
To continue its goal of improving scholarship awards for 2013 and beyond, the Milam County Area Go Texan Committee will host a fund-raiser on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the K-C Hall in Rockdale. Full Story
Calf scramble signups begin for all major livestock shows
Milam 4-H’ers must sign up to be considered for major livestock show calf scrambles.
Signups start in August for the Heart O’ Texas show and in early September for the San Antonio, Fort Worth, and Houston livestock shows.
A calf scramble is an event where about 30 youth try to catch about 14 calves in a rodeo Arena during the livestock shows. Full Story
Best defense against West Nile Virus is to remove standing water sources
If you turn on the news, you hear about the West Nile Virus (WNV).
There are a lot of stories about the virus and the mosquitoes that carry the virus, so you need to know the facts.
The following information is from a Fact Sheet provided by the Center of Disease Control on WNV. Full Story