Category Archives: Agriculture

38th Annual Central Texas Cow Calf Clinic

38th Annual Central Texas Cow Calf Clinic The 38th Annual Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic will be held Thursday–January 3, 2019, at the Milam County Youth Exposition Building, 301 S. Houston St., in Cameron This program is presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Milam, Robertson, Bell, Burleson, Falls and Williamson Counties. Registration is from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. with the presentations starting at 8:00 am and concluding at 3:00 p.m.  3 hours of CEUs will be given for Pesticide Applicators License holders. 1-IPM and 2-General. Please R.S.V.P. with… Read More →

Tips for Avoiding Zika

The mosquito-transmitted Zika virus is a potential threat to the health of unborn babies in Texas and other states, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has stepped up efforts to educate the public on ways to protect themselves from this new menace, said agency entomologists. “While people enjoy outdoor activities and travel this summer, it’s important to remember that our first line of defense against Zika is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes,” said Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension entomologist at Stephenville. “The Aedes aegypti and A. albopictus mosquitoes that… Read More →