Welcome to Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Bexar County Agriculture & Natural Resources program emphasizes systems approaches that maintain and enhance agricultural profitability through the application of sound crop and animal production practices. We address issues associated with the social and environmental impacts of food safety and quality, surface and ground water contamination, biotechnology and natural resource management. The program addresses educational needs related to the management, use and sustains ability of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. Drawing on a variety of disciplines, these programs typically focus on such topics as soil, water, air, plant and animal life, forests, rangelands and aquatic and other ecosystems.
- South Region Landowner Series – This series will be conducted this fall in Bexar, Kerr, Atascosa, and Medina counties. Cost will be $15/session or $30 for the series for individuals and $25/class or $50 series for couples; please register by September 12. Pesticide CEUs will be offered.
- Agricultural Chemical Collection Event — October 20, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., for landowners in the counties of Bexar, Wilson, Karnes, and Goliad. Holders of old pesticides who plan to participate are encouraged to fill out an inventory form to register for the collection.
For those who were unable to attend the 2017 Urban Wildlife Series, please visit the Bexar AgriLife YouTube Channel where you can view any of the four recorded sessions (Managing for Songbirds, Urban Nuisance Wildlife, Snakes and Other Reptiles, or Appreciating Backyard Wildlife) as well as other informational videos.
Ag News Blog
Visit our blog: http://agrilife.org/agnewsandviews
Licensed Private Applicator Program
- Private Applicator Program
- Bexar County Private Applicator Training Schedule
- Ordering Study Materials
- Texas Department of Agriculture
Weed & Brush Control
B-6079 Weed Identification
ERM-018 How to Beat Mesquite
ERM-019 How to Control Pricklypear and other Cacti
ERM-1466 Chemical Week and Brush Control
L-5160 How to Master Cedar
L-5348 How to Control Huisache
L-5465 Sprayer Calibration Guide
- Texas Wildlife Services (formerly known as Texas Wildlife Damage Management)
- Bexar County Appraisal District
- Bexar County Fire Marshal
- Natural Resources Conservation Service – Texas
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
- Texas Natural Resources Information System
- Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
- Texas Wildlife Association
- Urban Rancher
- USDA Farm Service Agency
For more information on natural resources education, contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County.