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Calendar of Events, Otero County

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.

This list is filtered to show only events in Otero County.

October 2014

Oct 20-22

Las Cruces
Pecan Growers Short Course

Are you planting or buying your first pecan orchard? Or do you want to increase the yields, quality and profitability of the pecan orchards you already have? Come, let experts from NMSU and University of Arizona teach you all about pecan production in the West!

Registration for the three day course is $300 per participant. Registration includes Lectures, binder with lecture notes, 3 lunches, refreshments, and field trip transportation.

Online Registration

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For more information, contact Mary Curtis at 646-1715.
Oct 22

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.
Oct 27

Las Cruces
Annual Plant Clinic
The community will have the chance to get free plant diagnostics from 16 students in the Diagnosing Plant Disorder class, assisted by four New Mexico State University experts.

The event will take place at the NMSU Pan American Center parking Lot 30, from 1 to 5:20 p.m. Oct. 27. More info...

For more information, contact Soum Sanogo at 575-646-3577.
Oct 29

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.

November 2014

Nov 5

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.
Nov 6-7

Las Cruces
Homecoming Door Decorating Contest
Theme: Road to Discovery

If you are entering the contest let Olga (6-1806) or Pam (6-5848) know by Nov 3 so they can make sure the Judges see your display. Judging will be at 2:00pm on Nov 6. Winners announced Nov 7.

Special Note: Because of fire codes, the decorations are restricted to 5 feet on either side of the door. The Fire Marshall insists the halls be kept clear of obstructions.

For more information, contact Olga Perez.
Nov 7

Las Cruces
Homecoming Recognition Breakfast
The breakfast will be starting at 8:00am in the tent by the windmill to honor College of ACES faculty, students, alumni and emeritus.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Crabb.
Nov 12

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.
Nov 20

Lincoln County
Minerals and Their Role in Ranch Sustainability to be held at SWCRS
SWCRS Beyond the Roundtable - Join us for the 1st Beyond the Roundtable event.

An in-depth discussion delving into the role minerals play in livestock production and supplementation needs in New Mexico.

In contrast to the Rancher's Roundtable, leading experts in mineral nutrition will present three one-hour presentations with a roundtable discussion to close the day.

Lunch will be provided and each participant will take home a bound proceedings with all information from the day, as well as, supplemental information deemed important by speakers and NM specialists.

Registration fee of $10 will be required at the door to defray cost of printed material. Limited to first 50 to register.

Register Now

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For more information, contact Shad Cox at 575-849-1015.

December 2014

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.

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