Midlothian FFA at Ellis County Show
The Midlothian FFA competed at the Ellis County Show in April! Many of the students brought home Champion and Reserve Champion Awards. Congratulations to all the students!
Brittany Horton - Reserve Champion Rabbits Mattie McClure - Reserve Champion Chickens RaeAnn Rankin - Reserve Champion Goat
JD Pruitt - Reserve Champion Hog
Dana Davis - Reserve Champion Lamb
Erin Mitchell - Reserve Champion Steer
Aubrey Fulfer - Grand ...
Pond Management Workshop
Thinking about building a pond? Want to know how to grow larger fish? Wondering what kind of environment you need to have a pond?
Join Ark Country Store and Bob Lusk, Fishery Biologist and editor of Pond Boss magazine and learn about pond management, health, and growth. Join us at the store at Noon on May 10, 2012 for this wonderful event! S ...
Quick Tips for Controlling Flies
Now is the time to map out your fly control program. Horn flies normally begin showing up in spring when average daily temperatures reach 65º F for a period of two weeks. They remain a nuisance until cool weather in late fall or early winter. Here are four quick tips to help you develop an integrated management program for controlling horn ...
Get your calves off on the right start. Listen to this video for tips on creep feeding your calves for better performance.
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Changes in your horse's diet
Spring has officially sprung! Remember that sudden forage changes in your horse's diet may trigger digestive issues.
Feed hay immediately before turn-out to help him or her from overeating on lush, green pasture. Restricting grazing time will also help minimize risks. Here's a rule of thumb: allow 30 minutes of grazing once or twice a day on the first ...
Low-cost Vet Clinics 2012
Join Ark Country Store and Dr. Mac Todd for our monthly Low-cost
Vet Clinic. Our clinics are scheduled for the 4th Saturday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m. at the store. However, our clinic for May has been cancelled due to construction in our store. Our next low-cost vet clinic is scheduled for June 23, 2012. Get a jump on summer and have your pets checked out and update their vaccinations.
Ark Country Store
209 South Highway 77
Waxahachie, TX 75165
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Candice's Corner: May 2012
May is here and so is the heat! Read Candice's tips on preparing your garden and lawn for the upcoming Texas heat!
· In May, plant St. Augustine and Hybrid Bermuda sod. St. Augustine can handle some shade, but Bermuda needs full sun. To make good seed-to-soil contact, use a roller and keep sod moist until new roots are ...