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Calendar of Events, Socorro 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.

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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.