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Joint crops, livestock clinic set Nov. 7

GRANGER—Williamson and Milam Counties will host the Blacklands Crops and Livestock Clinic to address issues identified by producers. The clinic will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the St. Cyril and Methodius Hall in Granger. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9.

The fee for attending the clinic will be $15, which can be paid at registration. The registration fee helps pay for lunch and materials. Lunch will be catered by Captain Red. We will be offering 3 CEUs for this program, 1 IPM and 2 General. Topics that will be addressed include: small grains varieties and management, weed man- agement and herbicide resistant weeds, soil fertility in row crops and pastures, livestock parasite management, an update on the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Program and market and risk management for crops and livestock.

The program will conclude around 2:30 p.m. To assure that we have enough food and materials those planning on attending are asked that you please RSVP. You can do this either by calling 512-943-3300 or by emailing us at williams@ag.tamu.edu.

MCJLS deadlines approaching fast

CAMERON—The following are important deadlines approaching for the 2013 Milam County Junior Livestock Show, according to show secretary Gail Hollas.

All tag-ins will take place at the Youth Exposition Building in Cameron. Times and dates are subject to change.

Tag in for market turkeys is from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Tag in for beef heifers is 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Non-registered must be tagged in.

Market lambs, goats and non-registered, along with breeding meat goats will be tagged in from 4-6 p.m. on Nov. 19.

Market hogs and breeding gilts tag-in will be held from 4-6 p.m.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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