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January 2012
10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 31 -- Team roping practices. 7-9 p.m. $20 per person per night. Gary Mills Arena, 1725 S.H. 123 S., Stockdale. 830-996-3407. http://www.garymillsranch.com.

11, 18, 25 -- Team roping practices. 7-9:30 p.m. $20 per person per night. Floresville River Park Roping Arena, S.H. 97 W., Floresville. Jaime Macias at 830-391-2331.

11 -- “Restarting Your Cattle Operation” Series -- Part 1 of 5. Forage Management. Two General Continuing Education Units will be offered. $10 fee. Falls City Community Hall, Falls City. 7 p.m. 830-393-7357.

11-12 -- Texas Beef Council Beef 706 program. Register online at http://texasbeef.info/706.

12 -- South Texas Beef Cattle Short Course. Topics: U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency and Farm Bill updates. Palo Alto College, Room 109 of Pedernales Hall, 1400 W. Villaret, San Antonio. $10. 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 10 to Angel Torres, Bexar County AgriLife Extension office at 210-467-6575.

12, 19, 26 -- Team roping practice every Thursday night at Buck’s Arena, Hwy. 97 West. $20 per roper. 7-10 p.m. 830-534-5277.

13 -- Deadline for the first ranking cut-off period for the Conservation Stewardship Program. For more information, visit http://www.tx.nrcs.usda.gov, or the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service field office in Wilson County on U.S. 181, Floresville. 830-393-3411.

13-31 -- 116th Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show and Rodeo, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square, Fort Worth. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

13-14 -- “Best of the West” Ranch Rodeo, Fort Worth Livestock Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square - Coliseum, Fort Worth. 7:30 p.m. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

14 -- Cross Country Trail Riders Warm Up Ride. Nixon-Smiley Show Barn, Nixon. Ride out at 9 a.m. Rick at 210-275-9398 or M.J. at 830-947-9093.

15 -- “Best of Mexico Celebracion,” Fort Worth Livestock Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square - Coliseum, Fort Worth. 7:30 p.m. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

16 -- Cowboys of Color Rodeo, Fort Worth Livestock Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square - Coliseum, Fort Worth. 2 p.m. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

17 -- Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Ranching 101 Series: Animal Health and Disease Management. TSCRA headquarters, 1301 W. Seventh St., Fort Worth. 1-5 p.m. 1-800-242-7820 or sfox@tscra.org.

17-18 -- “Bulls’ Night Out” Fort Worth Stock Show’s Extreme Bull Riding, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square - Coliseum, Fort Worth. 7:30 p.m. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

18 -- Western Rice Belt Growers meeting. El Campo Civic Center, El Campo. 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. 979-245-4100, BBatchel@ag.tamu.edu; 979-532-3310, PJMcGuill@ag.tamu.edu; or 979-732-6694, KJMatheney@ag.tamu.edu.

19 -- South Central Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association quarterly meeting. American Legion Hall, 1412 Fourth St., Floresville. 6:30 p.m. 210-215-1139 or 830-391-0337.

19 -- South Texas Beef Cattle Short Course. Topics: Beef cattle marketing update and presentation on bovine reproductive diseases. Palo Alto College, Room 109 of Pedernales Hall, 1400 W. Villaret, San Antonio. $10. 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 17 to Angel Torres, Bexar County AgriLife Extension office at 210-467-6575.

19 -- Annual High Plains Irrigation Conference and Trade Show, Regency Room, Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan St., Amarillo. $30. 806-677-5600, npkenny@ag.tamu.edu, or visit http://taia.org.

19-21 -- Karnes County Youth Show. Karnes County Youth Show Barn, located off U.S. 181, between Karnes City and Kenedy. 830-780-3906 or macarter@ag.tamu.edu.

21 -- Wilson County Junior Livestock Show Horse Show. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 east of Floresville. 830-393-7357.

21 -- Sandhills Trail Riders Warm Up Ride. Brietkze Store, New Berlin. Ride out at 10 a.m. Tracie at 210-363-2223 or M.J. at 830-947-9093.

25-28 -- Wilson County Junior Livestock Show. Wilson County Show Barn, S.H. 97 east of Floresville. 830-393-7357.

26 -- South Texas Beef Cattle Short Course. Topics: Production considerations for rebuilding a cow herd. Palo Alto College, Room 109 of Pedernales Hall, 1400 W. Villaret, San Antonio. $10. 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 124 to Angel Torres, Bexar County AgriLife Extension office at 210-467-6575.

26 -- Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop. Ashmore Inn and Suites, 2301 Interstate 40 East, Exit 72-A, Amarillo. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $40. 806-677-5600 or 806-622-1639.

28 -- Cross Country Trail Riders Warm Up Ride. 7U3 Ranch (Wheats), 406 C.R. 489 in Nixon. Ride out at 9 a.m. Rick at 210-275-9398 or M.J. at 830-947-9093.



February 2012
1-4 -- 116th Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square, Fort Worth. 817-877-2400 or www.fwssr.com.

2 -- Private Applicators License Training/Testing. Registration at 8 a.m.; training program 8:30 a.m. Test administered at 1 p.m. $25 fee for study manual plus $10 registration fee. Wilson County Show Barn, off S.H. 97 E., Floresville. RSVP by Jan. 27 to the Wilson County Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office at 830-393-7357.

9-26 -- San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. AT&T Center, Freeman Coliseum Grounds, San Antonio. 210-225-0575 or sarodeo.com.

28-29 -- 2012 Bacterial Source Tracking State of the Science Conference. T Bar M Resort and Conference Center, 2549 S.H. 46 W., New Braunfels. Feb. 28, 8:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Feb. 29, 8 a.m.-noon. $25 before Jan. 27; $30 thereafter. Texasbst.tamu.edu/2012-conference/.

29 -- Deadline to register or re-register cattle brand with the county clerk in the county the farmer/rancher runs cattle.

29 -- “Restarting Your Cattle Operation” Series -- Part 2 of 5. Weed and Brush Management. One General, one Laws & Regulations, and one Integrated Pest Management Continuing Education Units will be offered. $10 fee. Falls City Community Hall, Falls City. 7 p.m. 830-393-7357.

March 2012
1-3 -- La Vernia Junior Livestock Show. Chamber of Commerce grounds off U.S. 87 in La Vernia.
 

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