Basic equine care and horsemanship topics will be demonstrated at this seminar. Dr. Rose Funke will demonstrate emergency care procedures and what you should know and do in an emergency situation before the veterinarian arrives. Farrier Jeff Batey will demonstrate horse shoeing techniques and concepts every horse owner should know. J.D. Folbre will demonstrate groundwork exercises every horse and horse owner should know to be able to effectively manage their horse to hold it for the veterinarian or farrier to work on. It will be held May 11 at Wilson County Show Barn, Hwy 97 East of Floresville. Cost is free (3 CEU’s offered on as needed basis for a charge).
SKYWARN Basic Spotter Training Class
Have you ever noticed all the severe weather lately and been interested in what it took to be a spotter for the National Weather Service? Paul Yura from the National Weather Service will be on hand to discuss the basic functions of a weather spotter. Thunderstorm formation, types and hazards will be discussed; as well as, procedures for reporting hazardous weather. This will be held May 15 at Kenedy City Hall’s Ruhman C. Franklin Municipal Auditorium. Cost is free (2 CEU’s offered on as needed basis for $10).
Managing the Cowherd
Dr. Joe Paschal, Extension Livestock Specialist, will discuss various nutrition and health practices that are needed for your cattle operation. Dr. Larry Falconer, Extension Economist, will discuss the economics of nutrition and health practices. Two (2) general CEU’s will be offered on May 16 at Falls City Community Hall. Cost is $10.
Private Pesticide Applicator Class
A private pesticide applicator class will be held in Kenedy May 23 at the Ashland Aqualon Training Center in Kenedy. If you want to be the purchase and apply restricted use chemical for spraying weeds and brush then this is the license you need. Cost is $45.00 for books, $15.00 for class.