Kama Bozeman, Owner of YesterLand Farm takes KLTV 7′s Lexi Vennetti on a tour of the farm. Bozeman said despite the drought, pumpkins are in great supply this year, but inflation has increased the cost of transporting the pumpkins.
With the worst of this summer hopefully behind us, and sputtering’s of rain starting back into our local area, could the last of this drought be behind us? And what does that mean for cattlemen and hay producers?
Last month at an Angelina County Extension seminar, our local vet Dr. Bradley Clary spoke about the common thieves of cattle growth, flies, and internal parasites. It was an excellent talk about the losses each could incur on the herd and the steps necessary to put them at bay.
Beginning in mid-April, galls or knots appear on the leaf veins, leaf stems, the current season’s shoot growth, and nuts of affected pecan trees caused by the feeding of small aphid-like pecan phylloxera.
The tour starts at 9 am and is expected to be complete well before noon. This is a free event. Those interested in joining the tour and discussion should enter 16071 Hwy 94, Apple Springs into the map app on your phone. If you are heading away from Lufkin, the entrance will be on your right.