Agriculture and Natural Resources

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.

Bexar Ag/NR Committee College Scholarship
Ag News Blog
Ag Newsletters
Licensed Private Applicator Program
Texas Master Naturalist – Alamo Area Chapter
Publications
Related Links

Bexar Ag/NR Committee College Scholarship

The Bexar Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee is pleased to announce the initiation of a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating high school senior in Bexar County who plans to pursue an Agriculture-related degree at a Texas college or university during the 2021-2022 academic year.  Applicants must be current graduating high school seniors with a 3.0 or higher GPA. For Scholarship details and application, click HERE.

Ag News Blog

Visit our blog:   http://agrilife.org/agnewsandviews

Ag Newsletters

Licensed Private Applicator Program

Texas Master Naturalist – Alamo Area Chapter

The mission of the Alamo Area Chapter is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our community for the state of Texas.  A Texas Master Naturalist is a well-trained Texas Parks & Wildlife and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension certified volunteer who is passionate about the natural world and is eager to share his or her knowledge and experiences with others. Texas Master Naturalists serve their local community by assisting with activities that involve education about the preservation, restoration, and conservation of natural resources.

Publications

  • Cattle

E-347 Seven Management Techniques
E-348 Common Health Problems of Beef Cattle
E-371 Buying vs Raising Replacement Heifers
L-5223 Reproductive Diseases in Cattle
EL-5354 Factors and Feeds for Supplementing Beef Cows

 

  • Equine

B-5025 Nutrition and Feeding Management of Broodmares
L-5210 Horse Theft Awareness

  • Pastures/Forages

B-6124 Forage Quality and Quanity in Texas
E-61 Planning- The Key to Surviving Drought
E-152 Stocking Rate Decisions
E-273 Hay Production in Texas
E-392 Do You Have Enough Forage

  • Poultry

E-445 Poultry Pest Management
L-5182 Poultry Facility Biosecurity
PS-5250 The Small Laying Flock

  • Sheep/Goats

B-6212 Biosecurity for Sheep and Goat Producers

  • Swine

L-5321 Artificial Insemination in Swine
L-5507 Biosecurity for Swine Producers

 

  • 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

  • Wildlife

B-6130 White-tailed Deer
E-98 Integrating Deer Quail and Turkey Habitat
SP-472 Feral Hog Population Growth, Density & Harvest in Texas
Responses to the Feral Hog Programs

  • Miscellaneous Resources

E-534 Testing Your Soil
D-494 Soil Sample Information Form (13)
E-444 Urban and Homeowner Soil Sample Information Form (13)
E-165 Water Sample Information Form (13) 

 Related Links

For more information on natural resources education, contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County.

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