Annual Predator Board BBQ Meeting
The Gillespie County Commodity Association Meeting & BBQ is scheduled to be held at the Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center located at 237 Equestrian Dr. on Thursday, Oct 11 beginning around 4:15 p.m. with some displays by our county trappers.
The meeting is open to current members and anyone interested controlling feral hogs or the predation on livestock and wildlife.Two continuing education units will be offered toward a private pesticide applicator’s license, including one in General and one in IPM.
Hill Country Youth Commercial Heifer Show & Sale – Postponed to a later date due to flooding!!!
This year’s Heifer show and sale will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Check in will be from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and the show will begin at 9.
There will be 1 continuing education unit offered towards those who have a private applicator’s license starting at 1:30 p.m. – CEU hour cancelled due to flooding. Viewing of the heifers for sale will begin around 2:30 to 4:15 p.m. The sale will start after viewing.
The TSCRA Ranch Gathering will be at 5:30. The event will end with dinner and awards beginning at 6 p.m. – TSCRA Ranch Gathering is still on unless their organization states otherwise. TSCRA is expected to make an announcement on Wednesday, October 17th.
If you are planning to attend the gathering, please RSVP to the TSCRA at 800-242-7820 ext. 192 or tscra.org.
5-Hour CEU Course
The annual 5-hour CEU course will take place on December 11, 2018 with registration and donuts beginning at 8 a.m. at the Gillespie County Extension Office.
The cost of the class will be $75. The price includes lunch at Catfish Haven and study materials.
General Agriculture Topics
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Bookstore
This is an online bookstore with a wide range of information available to the public from the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension program. Some publications are viewable as a pdf, and others are available for purchase. Once you pull up the website click on “Browse the Shelves” and search for the topic that you are interested in researching. Please feel free to contact a local extension agent for additional information.