2012-12-20 / Community News

Mize Represents Lee County in Pecan Show

The 2012 East Texas Regional Pecan Show was held last week in Brenham, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Representing Lee County at the Regional Show was Olivia Mize. Ms. Mize won Third Place-Schley. Nine other counties participated in Regional competition.

Participants must compete in a County Show in order to qualify for competition at Regionals. At the County level, Ms. Mize was Grand Champion-Commercial with a Schley variety, which also brought 1st Place-Schley.

Congratulations to Ms. Mize. She has received awards at County, Regional and State Pecan Shows for many years.

Keeton Ehrig is the Lee County Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources. He can be reached at (979)542-2753 or visit the Lee County office at 310 S. Grimes Street in Giddings.

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