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April 24 (Wednesday), 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “Earth-Kind Home Gardening Series” at the Bexar County Extension Office (3355 Cherry Ridge, Ste. 208) Ross Hosea, City Forester – San Antonio Parks & Recreation will present “The Importance of Trees, Planting Trees & Maintaining Trees”. Series topics will help participants maximize their garden and landscape while preserving and protecting the environment. Cost is $15 per session. Online registration is required.
April 25 (Thursday) Make plans to attend an Orchard Management Workshop at Bugg Farms 1287 CR 314 Sutherland Springs, TX 78114. Registration will begin at 8:30 am with the program to follow at 9:00. Cost is $10 and lunch will be served. Topics will include: Pecan Orchard Management, Pecan IPM, Olives, Pomegranates & More Three hours of CEUs will be offered to Private, Commercial and Non-Commercial Applicators. See the attached flyer for RSVP instructions.
April 26 (Friday) Make plans to attend a Multi-County Pond Management program at Bugg Farms 1287 CR 314 Sutherland Springs, TX 78114. Registration will begin at 8:30 am with the program to follow at 9:00. Program registration fee is $10. Three hours of CEUs will be offered to Private, Commercial and Non-Commercial Applicators. Topics will include Pond Construction and USDA EQIP Updates, Wildlife Concerns around Ponds, Pond and Aquatic Weed Management, Laws and Regulations for Private Applicators. See attached flyer for RSVP instructions.
FREE Seminar! April 27 (Saturday), 10:45am – 12:00 noon “Lawn Basics 101” Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent will discuss the basics of lawn maintenance through proper nutrition, mowing, weed control, and irrigation. This seminar will be held at The Garden Center (10682 Bandera, San Antonio 78250)
AMBASSADOR OPPORTUNITY – May 1 (Wednesday) deadline for Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors application. The Healthy Texas Youth Ambassador Program aims to develop youth healthy lifestyle leaders to serve as a source of outreach in communities and schools throughout Texas. More specifically, the purpose is to: Assist County Extension Agents in providing leadership to the youth components of Healthy Texas, Texas 4-H, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; Serve as a leader to implement health programs and lessons in local schools and communities; Become knowledgeable and skilled in the healthy lifestyles subject matter; Assist with and coordinate educational events that will encourage better health in communities; Be a role model for healthy living! See flyer for more information.
May 8-9 (Wednesday & Thursday) The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offices of Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, Medina and Wilson counties will be hosting a Cattle Reproduction Management program at Tom Brothers Ranch in Campbellton. The programs each day will begin at 9:00 am and conclude by 2:00 pm. Lunch will be included with the registration fee. Wednesday, May 8thwill focus on the anatomy of a cow’s reproductive tract, pregnancy testing, and rectal palpation. Participants will be expected to bring 3-5 cows for “hands-on” exercise. See the attached flyer. Thursday, May 9th will be more advanced focusing on Reproduction Tract Scoring, Estrus Synchronization, Artificial Insemination, Introduction to Embryo Transfer. See the attached flyer.
Free Workshop! May 15 (Wednesday) 10:00 am-12: 00-noon “Bi-County Summer Fruit & Vegetable Workshop (Bexar & Travis Counties). It will be held at Bexar County Extension Office-3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208. Come out and find out what summer fruits and vegetables can be planted, low budget fruit & vegetable recipes, and demonstrations. For RSVP information see the attached flyer.
June 7 (Friday) Mark your calendar to attend “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” from 9-3 pm at Palo Alto College. This free program is designed to educate landowners about the legal issues they may face. All participants will receive a copy of the “Owning Your Piece of Texas” Handbook, outlining some of these important laws for landowners to be made aware. This information will be useful for any landowner, regardless of the length of ownership, and other professionals who work with new landowners, such as realtors, county appraisal districts, and lenders. Lunch will be sponsored by AgWorkers Insurance. See the attached flyer for more information including how to sign up.