TITLE

' Farmers should add sheep for good profit

AUTHOR(S)
Hudgins, Merle
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
East Bernard Express (TX);10/12/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 42, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the addition of sheep in their work by Wharton County farmers to earn good profits. The sheep provides dual income with lambs and wool springs which has natural propensity in eating only obnoxious weeds. The article also presents an exhibition held by men and women to display variety of fruits, which is congratulated by 26 committee members.
ACCESSION #
22914965

 

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