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April 2012

18 -- “Restarting Your Cattle Operation” Series -- Part 3 of 5. Fitting Cattle to their Environment. Two General Continuing Education Units will be offered. $20 fee. Falls City Community Hall, Falls City. 7 p.m. 830-393-7357.

18 -- Texas Watershed Steward Workshop training focused on San Antonio Bay/Guadalupe Estuary. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Victoria Educational Gardens, 283 Bachelor Drive, Victoria. Free. 979-862-8070 or

19 -- Guadalupe Master Gardeners meeting. 6-7 p.m., 210 East Live Oak, Seguin. 830-401-0800 or

19-20 -- Texas Deer Study Group meeting. Thursday’s seminar, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., registration 7 a.m. Graham St. Church of Christ Family Center, 375 N. Graham St.; Friday, ranch tour, north of Stephenville. Registration $75, before April 12. 1-800-TEX-WILD or

20 -- Tri-County Beef and Forage Workshop, Tri-County Livestock Market, 23733 U.S. 79 N., New Summerfield. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. RSVP by April 16. 903-683-5416.

27 -- Pond Management Program. Brehm Farms, 7871 F.M. 775, New Berlin. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Preregister by April 25. $10 fee. 210-467-6575 or 830-303-3889.

28 -- Seventh annual Buck Taylor South Central Texas ICA Benefit Team Ropin’. No. 8 roping: Books open at 10 a.m., rope at 11 a.m.; No. 10 & 12 roping: Books open at noon, rope at 1 p.m.; No. 14 roping; Books open at 4 p.m., rope at 5 p.m. Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Arena, Stockdale. Jamie at 830-391-2331 or Dickie at 830-391-3153.

28 -- 18th annual Bids for Kids live auction and barbecue -- fried chicken dinner benefiting the youth of Karnes County. Cestohowa Community Center, Cestohowa. 210-912-4262 or

28 -- Donation Drive for Horse Rescue. Girls Scouts of La Vernia Troop No. 8 for Osborne Stables Horse Rescue. Noon to 4 p.m. Osborne Horse Rescue, 5056 U.S. 87 W, Sutherland Springs. 210-274-6710, or

28 -- Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Posse Playday, 9 a.m., 2215 F.M. 466, Posse arena, Seguin. 830-303-5765.

May 2012

3 -- Rebuilding beef-cattle herd program. St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 100 St. Mary’s Road, String Prairie (Bastrop County). 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $40 per person.

3-5 -- 2012 Texas Master Gardener Conference -- River Walk and Garden Talk. Norris Conference Center, 4522 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio. or conf@bexarcountymastergardeners.

4 -- Rebuilding beef-cattle herd program. Auction Barn on the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo grounds, 3201 E. Houston Street, San Antonio. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $40 per person.

5 -- First ever Forget Me Not Benefit Team Roping fund-raiser in loving memory of Ester Longoria Ramirez. Other events: silent auction, concession, and calf scramble. Pleasanton City Arena, Pleasanton. Portion of proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. 936-661-5868 or; or 936-662-9940 or

19 -- Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Posse Playday, 9 a.m., 2215 F.M. 466, Posse arena, Seguin. 830-303-5765.



Note: Need to add 3 team ropings for each month for May on.


x -- Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Posse Playday, 9 a.m., 2215 F.M. 466, Seguin. 830-303-5765.

x -- Texas AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Short Course. Luling Foundation, Luling. 8:30 a.m. 512-398-3122.


0-00 -- 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.gary

x -- 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.

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

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.

x -- Deadline for broiler orders for the Wilson County, La Vernia, San Antonio, Houston, or Star of Texas Livestock Shows. 830-393-7357.

x -- Deadline to enter the 2011 San Antonio and Star of Texas Calf Scramble. Pick up applications at the Wilson County office of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, basement of the Wilson County Courthouse, Floresville. 830-393-7357.

5 -- Landscaping with roses seminar. Cooper’s Garden Place, 87 Coopers Lane, Floresville. 2-4 p.m., 830-393-8847 or

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