NMSU: ACES Calendar of Events
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Calendar of Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

2014 County Fair Schedule.

November 2014

Nov 24

Alamogordo
NMSU Extension workshop examines weed, brush management in Southwest
Experts will gather Nov. 24 for the Southwest Weed & Brush Management Workshop to discuss the latest in herbicides, brush control, noxious weed identification and other topics. More info...
For more information, contact Tom Dominguez at 575-437-0231.

December 2014

Dec 2

Los Lunas
NMSU presents annual forage growers workshop in Los Lunas
New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service will present its annual forage growers workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at UNM-Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Road, in Tome.

The workshop, hosted by NMSU Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, NMSU Extension Plant Sciences Department, and the NMSU Small Farm and Ranch Task Force, will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

N.M. Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte will be the keynote speaker to open the workshop at 8 a.m.

Registration fee is $20, which includes program materials, door prizes and lunch.

Presentations will include:

  • Key arthropod pests of common forage crops.
  • Using gall mites for field bindweed control in pastures and other forage crops.
  • Building soil health in forage production systems.
  • How to optimize your fertilization for forages.
  • Efficient irrigation for forage production.
  • New Mexico noxious weed free forage program.
  • Weed control in alfalfa and other forage crops.
  • Do-it-yourself invasive weed and brush control.

More info...
For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
Dec 3

Las Cruces
Flower Sale
Flower sales are from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the front lobby of Gerald Thomas Hall. Proceeds from sales provide students travel funding to regional floral design competitions.
For more information, contact Sabine Green.
Dec 17

Roswell
New Mexico Sustainable Agriculture Conference
This year's NM Sustainable Ag. Conference will be held at the Roswell Civic Center (912 Main St., Roswell, NM 88201) on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

Presentations will be provided by experts covering range and soil management in drought conditions, low-water use crop production, and other key areas for eastern NM. The event is free of charge.

Register now!

For more information, contact Stephanie Walker at (575) 646-4398.

February 2015

Feb 7

Albuquerque
Pruning with John Ball
Trees and Tree Pruning - a special lecture by Dr. John Ball! Think Trees NM is pleased to host Dr. John Ball speaking at the Albuquerque Garden Center (10120 Lomas Blvd. NE, in Los Altos Park).

Dr. Ball is a professor and Extension Specialist at South Dakota State University. He travels and lectures all across the country on trees, tree pruning, tree care, tree worker safety, and more. In this presentation, he will be focusing on the pruning needs and methods for landscape trees.

This event is free and open to all Master Gardeners, Tree Stewards, Docents, and similar community volunteers from around the state. Plan on joining us for this exciting presentation on tree care and pruning. Though free, registration is required as seating is limited! For more information, and the on-line registration link REGISTER NOW!

To Register for John Ball's two day conference in Albuquerque on Feb. 5 & 6 2015 visit http://www.thinktreesnm.org. Click "Conference" then "Register" for more information and to register.

For more information, contact Graeme Davis at (505) 243-1386.