Monday, February 8, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.
Bear, please come home! Missing since October 22, 2014, black Manx cat (no tail), shy. Reward! Help him find his way home. 210-635-7560.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Sign maker/Installer, no experience necessary, will train, must have reliable transportation, valid driver license, ability to lift 50-70 pounds, must be able to work indoors and outdoors.  Apply in person at Photographs by Jim/Eagle Ford Signs, 1013 C. Street, Floresville. No Phone Calls.
Cattle secretary needed for pre-conditioning yard. Experience preferred but not required. Please fax resume to 830-393-9510.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


Two-day planned grazing workshop set for Boerne




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
August 7, 2013 | 4,200 views | Post a comment

BOERNE -- Landowners and land managers will have an opportunity to become better land stewards while boosting animal performance and net income during a two-day workshop on “The Fundamentals of Planned Grazing” Thursday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm located at 140 City Park Road in Boerne.

The workshop will cover proper stocking rates and calculation of graze and rest/recovery periods to boost forage production and improve animal performance. Participants will learn to maximize forage production by getting the right number of animals to the right place for the right amount of time.

Presented by Texas Planned Grazing, the workshop costs $400 per person, with discounts provided for team members from the same ranch. Fees include one set of instructional materials per ranch. Details are available at www.cibolo.org/calendar.

Rainwater-catchment

John Kight, an engineer and owner of home rainwater-catchment and solar-energy systems, will offer the latest technological information and practical advice for using water- and energy-saving technology during Harvesting Rainwater and Solar Energy set for Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Participants will hear a presentation in the Cibolo Nature Center library and then carpool to Kight’s home to see his systems in action. Kight’s rainwater-catchment system supplies all the water for his family’s household and landscape needs. His grid-connected solar energy panel is also tied to a battery backup and sufficient energy to power all of his appliances with the exception of air conditioning. The workshop costs $35, $25 for Cibolo Nature Center members.

Register in advance for these Cibolo Nature Center workshops at www.cibolo.org or learn more by calling 830-249-4616.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Triple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch homeEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.