MyExtension 2019 Highlights
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Join Horticulturist David Rodriguez and Entomologist Molly Keck for their Live Lunch and Learn Gardening Webinar Series. Learn about your landscape and vegetable gardening. To join, click link below and put in the meeting id and passcode at the date and time of the presentation.
Meeting ID: 990 2593 9574 Passcode: Garden2020
November 18: Flies & Gnats Driving You Crazy?
December 2: Entomophagy
December 9: How Insects Can Solve Our Food Waste Problems
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Bug Club Online Series
When: Each Monday, September 14-December 14, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Virtual CEU Program – December 4th and December 11th 2020
This program will span two Fridays to give you a break in watching online classes.
6 CEUs offered for Structural Pest Control Licensees & 5 CEUs offered for ALL other pesticide licenses.
December 4th – 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
December 11th – 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $40 per participant
2021 Beef Cattle Short Course Web Series – January 12th and 19th 2021
Join us for this very educational two-night web series. Topics will include the latest in niche markets, legislative updates and more.
January 12th – 6 p.m.-TBD
January 19th – 6 p.m.-TBD
Tag Archives: beekeeping
Have you ever thought about keeping bees? For ag exemption purposes, to pollinate your garden, make your own honey, or just as a hobby? This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but need to know where to start. This class is geared for first time beekeepers and presented by experienced beekeepers, entomologists and horticulturists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping, including: bee biology, beekeeping… Read More →
If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to tart your own bee hives, the Beekeeping Basics Program is for you! The program includes a classroom program on Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the Extension Conference Room at the Bexar County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208). The program will also include a Field Day for class participants on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon (depending on the weather), in a beekeeper’s yard… Read More →
September 28 (Friday) will be Second Steps in Beekeeping, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Rudy’s BBQ Doc Holiday Banquet Room (location subject to change) in Leon Springs (24059 Old Fredericksburg Road). This class is for those who have already attended the Beekeeping Basics program and are ready for some more in-depth information. Cost is $40 (includes lunch) and online registration is required.
Mark your calendars for the Backyard Basics Expo! This event will be held at the San Antonio Garden Center (3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio) from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This year’s Expo will feature educational sessions covering topics such as backyard chickens, making jerky, cuts of beef, growing fruit trees, drip irrigation, vegetable gardening, beekeeping and pollinators, and making salsa! Cost is $20 (adults & youth age 11+); $25 after August 1. Children age 10 and under are FREE. Online registration is required.
Beekeeping Basics — May 4, 2018, (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) with field day on May 5 We had enough interest and folks on the waiting list from the April class to open a second Beekeeping Basics Class in May! The class will be held May 4 with a field day on May 5. If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship, or to enhance pollination, join us for the May 4-5 program! This program is meant… Read More →
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Bexar County Master Gardeners and local Texas Beekeepers, present a Beekeepers Basics program. This program is for anyone who is interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship or to enhance pollination in your garden. This program is meant for first-time beekeepers, presented by experienced beekeepers and entomologists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! Click here for registration form.. During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping,… Read More →
If you have attended the Beekeeping Basics program or already have bees and are ready for some more in depth information, this course will cover those needs! We will discuss the next steps in beekeeping once you have installed your bees. Topics subject to change and may include registering bees, a recap of bee biology, what you should see inside your hive, how and when to re-queen, how to split, how to extract honey, diseases and pests and a commercial beekeepers perspective. Class includes plenty of material and… Read More →