Ride em’ cowboys....and cowgirls
Annual rodeo draws huge crowds to Fair Park arena
The best of the best came to Rockdale Friday and Saturday to put on a show at the Rockdale Rodeo.
Overflow crowds enjoyed two nights of pro rodeo action in the Roping & Cutting Club arena, following team roping and 4D barrel racing Wednesday and Thursday.
Participants in the Rockdale Fair Rodeo earn points toward cumulative pro rodeo standings. Full Story
Commercial heifer sale totals $64,345
Twelve lots sell to benefit FFA, 4-H exhibitors
The eighth annual commercial heifer show at the 2012 Rockdale Fair was another in a series of record breakers.
The sale raised $64,345 for 12 Milam County FFA and 4-H exhibitors.
That compares to $59,715 in 2011 and $47,445,in 2010
Results were listed as follows: Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Annual county 4-H food show set for Tuesday
Cook your favorite dish and display it at the County 4-H Food Show on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. with judging starting at 6 p.m. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Pasture, ranch seminar Oct. 29
FRANKLIN—A pasture and ranch management seminar will be held Monday, Oct. 29 at the Pridgeon Community Center, 351 Cooks Lane in Franklin. Registration for the seminar will begin at 7 a.m. with the program to begin at 7:30 a.m. The program should conclude around 3 p.m. Full Story
Keyhole gardening program set Nov. 10 in Bryan
BRYAN—A “keyhole gardening” program will be presented by Dr. Deb Tolman on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 1700 Groesbeck Street. The event is sponsored by the A&M Garden Club.
Dr. Tolman hold s many degrees, including TAMU and a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Geography. Full Story
2012 Rockdale Fair youth livestock show sale results
STEERGrand champion—Tyler Vrazel, Cameron FFA, buyer Coufal-Prater Equipment, Cameron Ag Boosters, MetropolitanWater, Milam County Livestock Auction$11,562.50, plus $690.70 added money,$12,252.70 total.Reserve champion—Jonathan McAnulty, Cameron FFA, buyer Kyle OfficeSupplies, $5,060, plus $3,116.20 addedmoney, $8,176.20 total. Full Story