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Calendar of Events, Torrance 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.

2013 County Fair Schedule.

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

April 2014

Apr 16

Pesticide Management Workshop
The Presticide management workshop will be held April 16 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at ENMU-Ruidoso 709 Mechem Dr. Ruidoso, NM Rm. 119 and will cover managing feral hogs, pests in ornamental's, turf, and rangelands, management strategies for vegetables in NM and managing rangelands (brush control, etc.)

Register Now! More info...

For more information, contact Audra Lyon.
Apr 25May 16

Santa Fe, NM
Kitchen Creations
A cooking school for people with diabetes. Free!
  • Learn to plan healthy meals
  • Learn to prepare delicious dishes that manage carbohydrate
  • Learn to reduce fat, sugar, and sodium in cooking without cutting taste.

Classes will be Friday mornings from 9a.m. to noon in the large annex at the Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Rd

In addition to preparing and tasting healthy dishes, class participants will receive a workbook and recipe books.

Early registration is encouraged - Register now!

More info...

For more information, contact Cydney Martin at 505-471-4711.
Apr 28-30

Albuquerque, NM
Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods Only
This 3-day certification course will be presented at the South Valley Economic Development Center in Albuquerque, NM. This school satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations for Acidified Foods Only.

This course is intended for managers and supervisors of food processing operations. For more details and registration information, please see web site. More info...

For more information, contact Nancy Flores or Gloria Hernandez at 575 646-2198.

May 2014

May 14-16

Indian Livestock Days
New Mexico Indian Livestock Days is an annual event held in May, conducted by NMSU Cooperative Extension Service.

The program is designed for Tribal members who raise livestock and is driven by clientele needs and interests - not enough land, not enough feed on the land they have, and not enough water, etc. More info...

For more information, contact Kathy Landers at 505-863-3432.

October 2014

Oct 15Nov 8

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters Fall 2014 Training
The next Master Composter Training is scheduled for Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, October 15 to November 8, 2014, at the Bernalillo County Extension Office in Albuquerque. The purpose of the training is to educate people to be expert composters who will then teach others how to compost. It is not necessary to be a resident of Bernalillo County to take the training. More info...
For more information, contact webmaster@nmcomposters.org.