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August 2012

8-9 -- Ranch Estate Planning. College Station Conference Center, 1300 George Bush Drive, College Station. $150. Wednesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Connie at 979-845-2226 or csmotek@tamu.edu.

9-11-- Texas Deer Association 14th annual Convention, Fund-raiser. JW Marriott, San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio. 210-767-8300 or www.texasdeerassociation.com.

10 -- “A Healthy Woodland is No Accident.” First of a four-part program designed with urban woodlands owners in mind webinar course. $85. http://bit.ly/P2T2W3. 1-5 p.m. 903-834-6191 or amsensing@ag.tamu.edu.

15 -- Final acreage reporting date for cantaloupes and watermelons, second planting period. Wilson County Farm Service Agency at 830-393-3411, ext. 2 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov/tx.

15 -- “Estate Planning in the Hill Country: What Every Landowner Needs to Know” workshop. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $20; $15 for Cibolo Conservancy or Cibolo Nature Center members. Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road at Boerne City Park, Boerne. 830-249-4616 or www.cibolo.org/calendar.

17 -- “Winter Pastures for Central and East Texas,” Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $60. Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu and enter the keyword “pasture.” 903-834-6191.

17-18 -- PBR Built Ford Tough series. AT&T Center, San Antonio. Tickets begin at $10. Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 7 p.m. 1-800-745-3000 or www.Ticketmaster.com.

20-- Essentials of Gardening Class. Noon to 3 p.m. Free. San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio. 210-251-8101 or www.GardeningVolunteers.org.

21 -- Flexible Solutions in Any Market Ranch Management Clinic. American Legion Post No. 0436, 1404 Zanderson, Jourdanton. $25. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 17. 361-592-0309, ext. 3 or jason.hohlt@tx.usda.gov.

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

September 2012

1-- South Texas Cattle Marketing’s Fall Gathering Sale, featuring 1,200 head of quality replacement cattle. Nixon Livestock Commission, 3 miles east of Nixon on U.S. 87. 1 p.m. 830-334-8227, 830-965-3058, 830-582-1561 (sale day phone) or www.southexascattlemarketing.com.

2 -- Poth Senior Class of 2013 Labor Day Team Ropin’ & Mutton Bustin’ fund-raiser. No. 7, No. 8, No. 10, and No. 12 roping events. Pick 1, Draw 3, $80 per roper. Register at 10 a.m.; rope at 11 a.m. 830-391-3078 (for mutton bustin’), 830-391-2150 or 830-534-9808.

3-- Deadline for American Farmland Trust’s fourth annual America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest. www.votemyfarmersmarket.org.

14 -- “How Are My Woodlands in Danger? A deeper look at the threats and challenges facing today’s forests and woodlands.” Second of a four-part program designed with urban woodlands owners in mind webinar course. $85. http://bit.ly/P2T2W3. 1-5 p.m. 903-834-6191 or amsensing@ag.tamu.edu.

22-- First-ever JK Show Pigs Casino Night. Catered dinner, casino games, and silent auction. SPJST Hall, F.M. 1303, Floresville. 6-10 p.m. $50. 210-347-6225 or 210-859-8195.

30 -- Deadline for Highly Erodible Land Initiative under the Conservation Reserve Program. Wilson County Farm Service Agency at 830-393-3411, ext. 2 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov/crp.
 

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