Cleburne High School sophomore Jacy Ward pets her steer, Bourbon, at the A.D. Wheat Agriculture Barn on Monday. Ward said she bought Bourbon when he was 700 pounds, and he’s up to 1,200 pounds. Ward plans to take him to several local stock shows before the Johnson County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair in February. This is the first steer Ward has raised.
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JC small grains field day and tour
The Johnson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — Crop Committee will be offering a Small Grains Field Day and Tour on Tuesday.
Integrated pest management for the home gardener
Integrated pest management is a common sense approach to managing pests in a garden. It considers plants, weather, insects, soil and actions of people as small parts of a larger interconnected system.
Earth Day ideas are always needed
The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970, as the result of the largest grassroots effort in U.S. history. More than 20 million Americans including demonstrators as well as people in local schools and communities participated to make this a national day of observance of environmental issues a huge success.
Volunteers spotlighted during National Volunteer Week
Each year, thousands of volunteers in Texas donate their time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. These volunteers will be among the millions across the country who will be spotlighted during National Volunteer Week from April 21-27.
Salvia for hummingbirds, bees and you
Are you looking for a great Texas perennial that will attract hummingbirds and bees to your garden?
Slow cooking a great way to prepare food
Do you remember when you were younger and coming home to the smell of a home-cooked meal? Was it cooked in a slow cooker? Slow cookers are a great way to prepare food and can be used throughout the year.
Does your vegetable garden have a plan?
Well, it is mid-March and maybe half of us have that vegetable garden started. Maybe the “on the ball” gardeners have new flower beds designed, dug and ready to go. Then there could be some of us in the still thinking stage.
Tips on how to safely handle fresh produce
Do you consume fresh fruits and vegetables daily? They can be nutritious and contain a lot of flavor.
Is it spring or is it winter?
We write the garden articles five days before publication so I cannot give an accurate weather forecast. But it is important to have that forecast before you plant those tender plants and seeds. However to decide?
'That's My Baby' Contest
Calling all babies born from 2008 to 2012!
Enter the contest! It’s simple; Just upload a picture of your baby along with the entry form below and call the Times-Review at 817-645-2441 to pay the $15 entry fee. Your baby could be featured on the lifestyle page of the Times-Review.
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