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Youth Agriculture Lifetime Leadership Experience The Youth Agricultural Lifetime Leadership opportunity is a 5-day exploration for youth to experience East Texas agricultural production practices. Participants will learn the value of technology in livestock & crop production from a commercial perspective. During the trip East participants will have the opportunity to see the diversified agricultural production and various aspects of the agriculture industry. While many youth are interested in some aspect of agriculture production for a career, many are unfamiliar with all of the job opportunities that exist in… Read More →

Virtual CEU Program – December 2020

The Winter CEU Program is going virtual!  It is now online and ready for registrations.  The good news about virtual is that space is unlimited.  Once you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to get the link.  Whichever email address you register under is where the instructions will be sent, so be sure you enter it in correctly!  Once you receive those instructions, you must have your license number so that I can provide you with the correct certificate upon completion of the class…. Read More →

Pollinators and Pollinator Plants Two Part Webinar Series

 Native Pollinators Webinar – Click Here to View Molly Keck, Entomologist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bexar County 12 Months of Nectar Producing Plants – Click Here *Audio is poor quality so listen at your own risk starting with the sound low. David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bexar County Pollinators Flyer Spring is sprung and the bees and butterflies are getting busy! If you have an interest in the pollinators in your landscape, we hope you can join us for a Webinar Series on Native… Read More →

2016 Texas Fruit Conference to be held in New Braunfels, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

5th Annual Texas Fruit Conference to be Held in Central Texas for the First Time! Now in it’s fifth year, the Texas Fruit Conference has gotten bigger and better, encompassing a wide variety of cultural information and best management practices regarding fruit and nut crops. Featuring some of our most renowned AgriLife Extension experts and industry professionals, this year, for the first time ever, the conference will be held right here in Central Texas, at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center. Whether you currently own an orchard, are considering the potential… Read More →

Kids & Kows & More Expo

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 →

Backyard Gardening Series: A Rain Barrel Workshop

04-04-15 A Rain Barrel Workshop

Olive Production & Management Seminar

David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist, is presenting an Olive Production & Management Seminar with Dr. Larry A. Stein from Uvalde; Dr. Thayne Montague, Assoc Prof of Hort from Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock; Dr. Raul I. Cabrera, Assoc Prof from Uvalde; Monte Nesbitt, Ext Prog Sp from College Station; and, Jim Kamas, Asst Prof & Ext Fruit Sp, from Fredericksburg.  Seminar is scheduled for Dec 15 (Mon) 8:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Dairy Barn, San Antonio Livestock Exposition. Click here.

Master Gardener’s Training Class 59

Do you want to learn more about the culture and maintenance of many types of plants? Are you eager to participate in a practical and intense training program? Do you want to look forward to sharing your knowledge with people in your community?  And, do you have enough time to attend training to complete your volunteer service?  If you answer ‘Yes’ to all of these questions, then the Master Gardener’s Training class is for you. Call Angel Torres at 210 467-6575 for more information. Click here.

Backyard Gardening Series: The Basics of Home Brewing 101

County Extension Horticulturist, David Rodriguez, is presenting Joey Villarreal, Proprietor and Brewer of Blue Star Brewing Company, Todd Huntress, Operator of San Antonio Homebrew Supply & Home Brewer, along with Bexar County Master Gardener and Home Brewer, Lou Kellogg.  For the novice, brewing your own beer at home is easy.  Reg fee of $20 and must be 21 yrs of age or older, contact Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.

2014 Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s Training

The Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s Training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening in the classroom and community and is scheduled for September 6th (Saturday).  Training and lunch is provided at no cost to participants.  RSVP is required to Ruby Zavala at 210 467-6575 or no later than August 29, 2014. Click here.