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2021 BCMG Training Class Now Taking Applications
Click Here for Information and Application
Live Lunch and Learn Garden Webinar Series
Join Horticulturist David Rodriguez for the 2021 Live Lunch and Learn Garden Webinar Series @ 12:00 p.m. Come learn about your landscape and vegetable gardening. It’s FREE and open to the public. Limited to the first 100 participants.
1 BCMG CEU – Code: 001
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June 15th – Live Q&A Garden/Landscape Chat
Live Lunch and Learn Entomology Webinar Series
Join Entomologist Molly Keck for the 2021 Live Lunch and Learn Entomology Webinar Series. Come learn about insects and the world of urban pest management. To join, click link below and put in the meeting id and passcode at the date and time of the presentation. It’s FREE and open to the public. Limited to the first 100 participants.
1 BCMG CEU – Code: 001
Meeting ID: 990 2593 9574 Passcode: Bugs2021
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Date: Next Entomology Webinar Coming Soon
Back to the Basics Beef Cattle Series
Mark your calendar now for the “Back to the Basics” Beef Cattle series. It doesn’t matter the size of your operation or the number of cattle you manage, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Click HERE for program and registration details.
Dates: April 20th – October 19th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Entomology Youth Summer Camps (Ages 7-12)
Do you love nature, insects, and science? Entomology Youth Camp is geared for ages 7-12 where insect lovers learn all about entomology and the importance of insects, perform experiments with insects, collect insects and assemble an insect collection.
Dates: June 23-25 (Clearwater Ranch) or July 7-9 (Hardberger Park Gathering Hall)
New Camper: $130
Returning Camper: $80
Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors
This program is designed for high school age youth who have a passion for health and wellness. Click on the link above for more information.
Food Handler’s Class
We are now accepting registration for the upcoming Food Handler’s Class. This program is a basic overview of food safety practices.
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, SATX 78230
Cost: $20 per person
We are now accepting registration for the Salsa Workshop where you can learn about container gardening, food safety, and how to make homemade salsa. Click HERE for program details.
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Neighborhood Place, 3014 Rivas St., SATX 78228
Registration is limited. Click HERE to Register
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Join us November 17th– 19th 2015 for our Annual Kids & Kows & More Expo! A Fun, FREE Learning Experience! Allow your kids to experience the world of Agriculture! Lessons include: Dairy Production with the Mobile Dairy Classroom, Process of Cheese Making, Vegetable Tasting, Beef Production, Cotton Gin Operation, Water Conservation, and much much more! Registration Deadline Nov. 2, 2015. Registration is on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Space is LIMITED. Please Download the following FORMS: Teacher Letter with Information Registration Form Contact us at the Bexar County… Read More →
Why not give homemade treats for presents this year? If you are looking for ideas for that neighbor, friend from church, teacher, or relative who has everything they need, then here’s your solution! Homemade food gifts are always a favorite. Each participant will leave with goodies! Come join Connie Sheppard, County Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. Open to the public, November 14, 2013, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230. Fee is $30. To… Read More →
Come join us September 6, 2014 (Saturday) from 9am – 3pm at the Education Service Center Region 20 for the Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s training class. This program is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening in the classroom and community. Participants will learn how to begin a youth garden. Breakout sessions will be conducted to aid educators in enhancing their garden curriculum. If you are interested in starting a gardening program in your school or community do not miss this educational opportunity! Plant… Read More →
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is proud to host the TEXAS WATER STAR PROGRAM: Grounds Maintenance Workshop on September 6, 2013 (Friday) at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Dairy Parlor (3201 E. Houston) from 8:30 am —4:30 pm. Workshop will target professional groundskeepers, turfgrass and landscape managers, other service providers, and interested members of the general public in urban areas, focusing on five major solutions: Efficient irrigation systems Irrigation evaluations and auditing Plant selection to conserve water Best management practices to improve plant water use Proper application of fertilizers and pesticides Registration fee… Read More →
Want to learn how to cook the perfect steak or grill fish? Join us to learn the tricks of the trade when cooking beef, pork chicken, fish, or with a Dutch oven. After this training, your backyard grilling and barbecue adventures will yield food so good that you won’t be able to eat at a restaurant without yearning for your own home-cooked creations! Registration begins at 8:30 am with educational opportunities from 9 am to 2 pm! Cost is $55 per person and includes lunch! RSVP by July… Read More →
Come and learn the second part of the two P’s of having a successful fall garden. Purchasing and Planting of your vegetable garden with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist. You will learn the fundamentals of retaining a successful garden. Open to Public on September 17, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check payable to Texas A&M AgriLife…. Read More →
Come and learn the first two P’s of having a successful fall garden. Planning and Preparation of your vegetable garden with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist. You will learn the basics of a successful garden. Open to Public on August 27, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check payable to Texas A&M AgriLife. See the Backyard Gardening Series: Growing… Read More →
Come and learn the history of Texas Superstar® plants, the advantage of selecting plants for your landscape along with growing tips with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist and Dr Jerry Parsons, retired, Extension Horticulturist. For information on Texas Superstar® visit: www.texassuperstar.com aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu Open to Public on July 30, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check… Read More →
Come and learn how to set-up and use a home rainwater catch-system. David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist and Master Gardener Specialist Lou Kellogg will cover the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting. You will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and may be lucky to win a ready-to-use rain barrel! Open to Public on June 25, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10… Read More →
Plant a seed of art appreciation in your child as they discover different natural artistic styles while they explore the garden. Each day during camp, we make art projects that grow and bloom into masterpieces. Students will learn to create paper, dye their own flowers, sculpt vegetables into their favorite critters, as well as discover fun ways to make new artwork. Kids will also explore the garden with their taste buds and find out how plants turn the sun’s energy into fuel for our bodies! We’ll explore how… Read More →