GETTING THE GRAPES—
The Bordeaux region of France? California’s Napa Valley? How about just north of Rockdale. Seventy members of the Georgetown Winery Wine Club gathered Sunday morning to pick about four tons of Black Spanish grapes in the Marek Vineyard. The winery is owned by former Rockdale residents Dan Jr. and Becca Marek. Full Story
‘Trickle down’ topic for gardeners
Free program set on rain measure
Ever noticed that you get a few drops of rain, a neighbor down the road has a downpour, and neither amount agrees with the local TV report?
Little River Basin Master Gardeners of Milam County invites the community to learn with them about accurate rainfall, hail, and snow measurements and how to report them. Full Story
Steer tag-in for county show Sept. 2
MILAM 4-H NEWS
The Milam County Junior Livestock Show rules are not available to date, but the show secretary contacted our office with the final steer tag-in date.
If you want to show at the MCJLS in 2015 your last call for tag-in is Tuesday, Sept. 2, time is 5-6:30 pm at the Youth Expo Building in Cameron. Full Story
Walker recept ion Aug. 29th
County agent served 32 years
A reception for retiring County Extension Agent Cheryl Walker, who is winding up a 32-year career, including the last 12 in Milam County, is set for Aug. 29.
Hours are 2-4 p.m. at the Cameron Chamber of Commerce meeting room, 102 East First.
Walker has served as the Milam County Extension Agent for the Family and Consumer Sciences. Full Story
State, regional shows list deadlines
COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Entries for the 2014 State Fair of Texas are due in the Extension Office by Aug. 15.
Entry Forms are available online at http://bigtex.com/livestock/ shows/ or in the Extension office.
All entries must be entered by the Extension Office online. Full Story