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6 -- “Restarting Your Cattle Operation” Series -- Part 5 of 5. Managing the Cowherd. One General, one Laws & Regulations, and one IPM Continuing Education Units will be offered. $10 fee. Falls City Community Hall, Falls City. 7 p.m. 830-393-7357.

9 -- Harvesting Rainwater & Solar Energy. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne. $35/$25 for Cibolo Nature Center members. 9 a.m.-noon. 830-249-4616, nature@cibolo.org, or www.cibolo.org/calendar.

9, 16, 23, 30 -- Fifth annual Floresville Locavore Farmers Market. Finders Keepers, 1303 C St., Floresville, 8:30 a.m.-noon. sdavenport@txun.net.

10-17 -- Texas High School State Finals Rodeo, Abilene, 936-248-4325 or visit http://thsra.info/.

11-16, 25-29 -- Summer Horse Camps at Osborne Horse Rescue, 5056 U.S. 87 W, Sutherland Springs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 7-16. $135 per week. http://www.osbornestablesequinerescue.org or 210-827-3136.

12 -- Guadalupe County (Schertz-Seguin) Chapter meeting. Speaker Jackie Poole of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to present “Native and Rare Plants of Central Texas.” 6:30 p.m. Marion Library Meeting Room, Marion. 830-303-4712, www.npsot.org.guadalupecounty, or hickslt@lycos.com.



13-14 -- UTSA Texas Rural Challenge. Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. $225. Embassy suites and San Marcos Conference Center, San Marcos. 210-458-2046.



13-15 -- Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association summer meeting. Inn on Barons Creek, 308 South Washington St., Fredericksburg. www.tscra.org/summermeeting.



14 -- Watermelon Growing Contest held in conjunction with the 68th annual Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee. 4-8 p.m., 1009 W. Jackson St, Stockdale. $25 + five ripe melons (before June 1) or $50 + five ripe melons (June 1-13). 830-534-7705.



15 -- Final acreage deadline for grains sorghum, forage sorghum, corn, cotton, native and improved grasses for grazing or forage. Wilson County Farm Service Agency at 830-393-3411, ext. 2 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov/tx.



15-16 -- Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee Rodeo. Produced by Lester Meier Rodeo Co., 1-800-927-9627, lmrodeo@yahoo.com, or www.lmrodeo.com.



16 -- Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Posse Playday, 9 a.m., 2215 F.M. 466, Posse arena, Seguin. 830-303-5765. Aub.deb@gvec.net.



16 -- Veterans/Military Agricultural Workshop. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $10. Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center, 390 Cordova Road, Seguin. RSVP by June 13. http://txagrability.tamu.edu/.



20-22 -- Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas 38th annual Convention and Trade Show. Embassy Suites Spa & Convention Center, San Marcos, 512-620-0162 or www.icatexas.com.



21-- New Vineyard Establishment Workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Bending Branch Estate Vineyard, 142 Linder Branch Trail, Comfort. $75. To register: http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu and enter “vineyard” as the keyword, or call 979-845-2604. 830-997-7047 or psadams@ag.tamu.edu.



28 -- East Texas horticultural field day. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, F.M. 3053, Overton. http://flowers.tamu.edu/field-day/ or call 903-834-6191.







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



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



(Tuesday-Thursday)

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

millsranch.com.



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.









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 slkcoop@yahoo.com.



1 -- Deadline for 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program. Wilson County Farm Service Agency at 830-393-3411, ext. 2 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov/tx.
 

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