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In the News
NMSU Cooperative Extension Service partners with NMSU to bring renewable energy education to the public. Learn more...
APS Teacher Named New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau Educator of the Year. Learn more...
USDA's Census of Agriculture: this info is used to shape local, state and national farm services, programs and policies. Census forms will be mailed December 2012. Learn more...
For the third year, Pajarito Volando 4-H Club donated $500 to the Road Runner Food Bank. Their donation will buy $4,500.00 worth of food. Way to go Pajarito!!
Swarm Season is here. TO contact a local bee keeper to remove swarms click here
For more information on Urban Beekeeping in Albuquerque
NMSU Learning Games Lab offers free mobile apps in regular and HD for iPhone, iPad & IPod Touch, featuring:
Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives: for home, farm & ranch. Programs include anaerobic digesters, biodiesel, home energy, farm energy, micro-hydro, small wind, solar electricity, solar hot water. Tool kit available.
Ever wondered how cheese makes it to your table, or cotton is turned into clothing? Field Trip! will answer those questions! Learn about the many uses for everything from chile to peanuts, honey, pecans, pistachios and more. Each week we'll take you on an entertaining Field Trip! to look at the production of agricultural products from "seed to consumer."
Ninja Kitchen: 2012 award winner! Your masked alter-ego leaps from refrigerator to sink and oven to counter, tossing plates to an archetypal teenaged clientele. If customers don't receive their food promptly, they storm out. This addictive learning game teaches the principles of food safety. Produced by NMSU's Media Productions.
Upcoming Events & Registrations
Bernalillo County Calendar of Events
Kids, Kows and More
YARD & GARDEN
HOME ECONOMICS -- HEALTH & FAMILY WELL-BEING
Upcoming hands on Home Ec classes Classes begin at 9am and go noon, are held at the 4-H building and cost for each class is $10 (unless otherwise stated).
Cooking with Herbs May 30th, 2013
Cooking with Herbs July 18th, 2013
Bread Making, June 12, 2013
Bread Making, July 25, 2013
Summer Salads, June 18, 2013
Cooking From the Garden, August 6, 2013
Kitchen Creation Diabetes Cooking School. Learn more!
* Kitchen Creation Diabetes Cooking School, four-part program: May 7,9,14,16 6pm -8pm at AME Grant Chapel, Free. Attendance to all four classes is required. Must have pre-diabetes or diabetes, or cook for someone who has diabetes.
2013 Summer Food Preservation Classes
Classes are offered 2 times each topic, size is limited and registration is required. Click on the link to register for the class. Each class is $10 which is collected at beginning of the class.
Classes are held at the 4-H Building, 1510 Menaul Blvd. NW, Classes begin at 9 and go until noon.
Jams and Jelly; June 13 RSVP and July 23 RSVP
Salsa and Spicy Relishes; June 20 RSVP and July 30 RSVP
Homemade Pickles; June 25 RSVP and August 6 RSVP
Water Bath Canning Fruit and Tomatoes; Jul 9 RSVP and August 27 RSVP
Pressure Canning, vegetables; July 11 RSVP and August 28 RSVP This class goes until 1pm.
Freezing and Drying Foods; July 16 RSVP and August 20 RSVP
- Ongoing: ICAN Open Classes for Adults and Childcare Providers. Learn more!
4-H -- YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FARM & RANCH -- AGRICULTURE
Women in Agriculture Leadership Conference at Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces, NM May 1-3. Registration Information Cost is $95
Local Agriculture Calendar for the Middle Rio-Grande Region click here
Bernalillo County 4-H Facebook
Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
1510 Menaul Blvd., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107