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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
Category Archives: News
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
04-04-15 A Rain Barrel Workshop
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 29, 2014. Click here.
David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist, and Troy Luepke, Program Coordinator, Water & Natural Resources are presenting a four-part workshop for new homeowners in the Alamo area in learning the best practices for home landscaping and gardening. For registration fees and RSVP, call Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.