Statewide Calendar

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.

November 2019

Nov 19-26
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Las Cruces
Thanksgiving Centerpieces Sale

The NMSU Floral Team is hosting their annual Thanksgiving Centerpiece Sale.

Pre-order by Nov. 21. There will be a small amount of extra items available the day of the sale, Nov. 26, Skeen Hall, Room W138.

More info...
For more information, contact Sabine Green at 575-646-3662.
Nov 20Dec 31
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Various
On Farm Readiness Review (OFRR)

The On Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) is a voluntary service offered by the NMSU-Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) to help producers assess their farm operation against the regulations of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

Request form is open and available.

More info...
For more information, contact Janet Witte at 575-646-5949.
Nov 21
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Las Cruces
Enchilada Fundraiser

An Enchilada Fundraiser will be held Nov. 21, 12 to 1 p.m. (pick up only), 100 West Cafe, 945 College Drive.

The plate of red enchiladas with beans and rice is only $7. Cash or Venmo accepted. Hosted by National Society Minorities Hospitality (NSMH) featuring Alma's Kitchen.

More info...
For more information, contact Julie Correa at 575-646-5918.
Nov 21
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Las Cruces
Special Seminar

A Special Seminar will be held Nov. 21, 1:30 p.m., Knox 201.

Professor Marcelo Sternberg, School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University will present "Effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems in Israel: Lessons from a long-term experiment." Everyone is welcome!

More info...
For more information, contact Andres Cibils at 575-646-4342.
Nov 21
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Santa Fe
Small Farm and Ranch Sustainability Series

A session for The Small Farm and Ranch Sustainability Series will be held Nov. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., Large Annex on the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Road. The topic of discussion will be: Forage/Hay, Improved Pasture and Rangeland.

Fee is $10 to cover materials and refreshments.

More info...
For more information, contact Joy Czmyrid at 505-471-4711.
Nov 21
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Albuquerque
Pesticide Applicators Workshop - Albuquerque

A Pesticide Applicators Workshop will be held Nov. 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Isleta Resort and Casino Golf Course, 4001 New Mexico Highway 47.

Pesticide applicator training for both continuing education units and pre-licenses. The registration fee is $50 by Nov. 19. Free for NMSU Specialists. Online registration is available.

More info...
For more information, contact Phillip Lujan at 575-646-1822.
Nov 21
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Tucumcari
Strong Seniors Stay Young Class

The Strong Seniors Stay Young Class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 21, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Mesalands Community College. Class started Aug. 27.

Spaces are limited so do not delay! Come by the Quay County Extension Office to pick up an enrollment packet. Registration cost is $20, to be paid the first day of class!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.
Nov 22
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Las Cruces
100 West Cafe Lunch - Southwestern/Mexican

Please join us this week, Nov. 22 for lunch! This week's theme is: Southwestern/Mexican! See SHTRM website for specific menu and vegetarian options.

Our lunches are served Wednesdays and Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m. We offer fixed price lunches for $12 per person. This includes your choice of soup or salad, entree, and dessert with iced tea, water, or coffee. Regular lunch seating is on a walk-in basis. However, if you have a group of 8 or more, please contact us to make special arrangements for seating and menu choices.

The Fall 2019 lunches are from Sep. 18 thru Dec. 6. We will be closed for: Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 25 - 29).

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. But you will need a permit for the lunches. The E-Permit is a free single-day permit. For more information on all parking options, please go to https://park.nmsu.edu/visitor.

More info...
For more information, contact Jean Hertzman at 575-646-5995.
Nov 22Jan 31
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Tucumcari
4-H | Open Enrollment

The 4-H | Open Enrollment for Quay County will be Nov. 22 - Jan. 31, 2020.

For more information, please stop by or call the Extension office. Jason, Joyce, or Colette will be happy to answer any questions that you may have!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.
Nov 22
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Las Cruces
PES Graduate Seminar

A PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 200.

Esmaiil Mokarighahrood will present Site-Specific Calibration and Validation of TEROS 12 Sensor Performance in Clay Soils.

More info...
For more information, contact Michelle Hammitt at 575-646-3405.
Nov 25
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Belen
StrongWomen Program

The StrongWomen Program will be held Mondays and Wednesdays Nov. 25, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Eagle Park Community Center. Program began Sep. 9.

$10 participation fee and Physician Authorization due at first attended class. The class duration is 12 weeks.

More info...
For more information, contact Anne-Marie Wilson at 505-565-3002.
Nov 26
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Abiquiu
Hemp Growers Round Table Discussion

The Hemp Growers Round Table Discussion will be held Nov. 26, 1 to 3 p.m, Rio Arriba Cooperative Extension Service Office, State Road 544.

Discussion to give the growers a chance to meet and learn from each other about hemp production.

More info...
For more information, contact Don Martinez at 505-685-4523.

December 2019

Dec 3
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Los Lunas
Forage Growers Workshop

The Forage Growers Workshop will be held Dec. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., UNM Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Road.

Registration fee is $20 available online to pay with credit cards, checks, or at-the-door. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

More info...
For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
Dec 4
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Farmington
Hay and Forage Growers Workshop

The Hay and Forage Growers workshop will be held Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m., McGee Park, 41 Rd 5568.

The $30 early registration includes lunch, door prizes, and 5 NMSU applicator CEU's.

More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Dec 4-6
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Las Cruces
100 West Cafe Lunch - Italian

Please join us this week, Dec. 4 and 6 for lunch! This week's theme is: Italian! See SHTRM website for specific menu and vegetarian options.

Our lunches are served Wednesdays and Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m. We offer fixed price lunches for $12 per person. This includes your choice of soup or salad, entree, and dessert with iced tea, water, or coffee. Regular lunch seating is on a walk-in basis. However, if you have a group of 8 or more, please contact us to make special arrangements for seating and menu choices.

The Fall 2019 lunches are from Sep. 18 thru Dec. 6. We will be closed for: Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 25 - 29).

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. But you will need a permit for the lunches. The E-Permit is a free single-day permit. For more information on all parking options, please go to https://park.nmsu.edu/visitor.

More info...
For more information, contact Jean Hertzman at 575-646-5995.
Dec 4
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Las Cruces
Flower Sale

The Floral Judging Team will be selling flowers Dec. 4, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Gerald Thomas Hall foyer.

Please stop by and support our team! Funds are used for competition.

More info...
For more information, contact Esther Ramirez at 575-646-3406.
Dec 5
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Tucumcari
Private Applicators Workshop

A Private Applicators CEU Workshop will be held Dec. 5, 9 a.m., Quay CES Office.

Cost for lunch will be $10; pay cash or check at the door. RSVP by Dec. 2, if you plan to attend.

More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Dec 5
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Peralta
Specialty Cooking Classes

The last Specialty Cooking Class will be held Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church, Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Road.

The EASY Candy Making class focuses on gaining skill or understanding of specific cuisines or food preparation methods. A $10 participation fee covers handouts, supplies, and lunch! Please RSVP by Dec. 2.

More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Dec 5
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Santa Fe
Small Farm and Ranch Sustainability Series

A session for The Small Farm and Ranch Sustainability Series will be held Dec. 5, 6 to 8 p.m., Large Annex on the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Road. The topic of discussion will be: Farm and Ranch Sustainability.

Fee is $10 to cover materials and refreshments.

More info...
For more information, contact Joy Czmyrid at 505-471-4711.
Dec 6
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Las Cruces
TAP Series - Number 9 (Star Wars)

Everyone needs the chance to wind down on Friday afternoons! And it can be done so in a friendly and fun environment at The Adjustment Project (TAP).

Join us, once a month, 5 to 7 p.m. at 100 West Cafe for a cash bar of specialty cocktails, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages at modest prices. Appetizers are complimentary with a purchase of a beverage. All proceeds will benefit student clubs, activities, and travel.

Parking: Please park in the lot off Knox St. across from (west of) Gerald Thomas Hall. Parking is free after 4:30 pm for our dinners and TAP series. But you will need a permit for the lunches. The E-Permit is a free single-day permit. For more information on all parking options, please go to https://park.nmsu.edu/visitor.

More info...
For more information, contact Jean Hertzman at 575-646-5995.
Dec 6
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Las Cruces
PES Graduate Seminar

A PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Dec. 6, 3:30 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 200.

Calen McKenzie will present Profiling of Photosynthetic Pigments in Lutescent Capsicum Mutants. Curt Pierce will present Assessing Water Use Efficiency in Field-Grown Pecans Under A Partial Root Zone Irrigation Regime.

More info...
For more information, contact Michelle Hammitt at 575-646-3405.
Dec 10
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Los Lunas
SARE Conference

The SARE Conference will be held Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Registration and coffee at 8 a.m.), UNM Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Road.

The NM Sustainable Agriculture Conference, a single day conference, sponsored by the WSARE that aims to promote new and time-tested methods of agriculture that preserve our land and water while improving the lives of farmers and the community. The focus of this year's conference will be on sustainable pest and disease management and technologies to improve agriculture infrastructure. The conference is free and lunch will be provided.

More info...
For more information, contact Laurie Novak at 575-646-1715.
Dec 11
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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
The Art of Wine Tasting

The Art of Wine Tasting workshop will be held Dec. 11, 6 p.m., Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center, 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW.

Learn the subtle art of wine tasting with Dr. Gill Giese, NMSU Wine Grape specialist. Prior registration and payment of $20 (cash or check to NMSU) is required for the event. Please pay at the Bernalillo County Extension Office or contact John Garlisch.

The event will be limited to 30 people. This is a 21+ older event. Please note the change in price for this event.

More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.
Dec 11
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Albuquerque
WSARE Grant Proposal Writing Workshop

The WSARE Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held Dec. 11, 9 to 12 p.m., Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Blvd NW.

Join us following the NM Sustainable Agriculture Conference to learn how to successfully write, submit, and receive grant proposals to fund innovation and research on your farms or institutions. Presented by Jim Freeburn, WSARE Professional Development Coordinator. Event is free and open to the public.

More info...
For more information, contact Bradley Tonnessen at 505-270-2138.
Dec 12
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Las Cruces
FSPCA Course

FSPCA (Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance), instructor-led, face-to-face courses, will be held accordingly:

  • Dec. 12 | Las Cruces - 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Registration fee includes instruction, manual with materials, and AFDO certificate.

More info...
For more information, contact Nancy Flores at 575 646-1179.
Dec 20
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Tucumcari
4-H | Baking Workshop

The 4-H | Baking Workshop will be held Dec. 20, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Quay County Extension Office.

The workshop is for novice, junior, and senior 4-H members. We will be making cookies for the Methodist Church's Christmas Cantata and you will also get to take a plate home! The workshop counts as your community service. RSVP by Dec. 13, so that we will have enough supplies for everyone.

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.

January 2020

Jan 9-10
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Las Cruces
NCAC 24 Meeting

The NCAC 24 Meeting will be held Jan. 9 - 10, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road.

Meeting to discuss research that is being done in agricultural education. We will also discuss potential partners in research with other departments. Online registration available! Fee is $75.

More info...
For more information, contact Frank Hodnett at 575-646-4539.
Jan 15-17
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Las Cruces
CES In-Service

The CES In-Service will be held Jan. 15 - 17.

The Extension In-Service is for agents and specialists and will provide an excellent opportunity not only for subject matter training but also the opportunity to network with colleagues.

More info...
For more information, contact Tracy Beck at 575-646-2938.
Jan 24Mar 20
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Master Food Preserver - Online Live Webinar (Fridays: 8 weeks)

The Master Food Preserver - Live Webinar will be held for 8 weeks on Fridays, Jan. 24 - Mar. 20, 12 to 1:30 p.m.

Course is for participants who would like to be a certified master food preserver volunteer, complete application for program, and have canning experience. Must participate in all 8 online sessions and hands-on laboratory to become certified. Fee is $160 and includes manuals, materials, and supplies for course. Space is limited.

More info...
For more information, contact Nancy Flores at 575-646-1179.
Jan 28Apr 30
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Tucumcari
Strong Seniors Stay Young Class

The Strong Seniors Stay Young Class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 28 - Apr. 30, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Mesalands Community College, A-219.

Registration cost is $20; to be paid the first day of class! Come by the Quay County Extension Office to pick up an enrollment packet. Space is limited, so do not delay!

More info...
For more information, contact Colette Mapes at 575-461-0562.

February 2020

Feb 3-4
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Las Cruces
New Mexico Chile Conference

The New Mexico Chile Conference will be held Feb. 3 - 4.

Details forthcoming!

More info...
For more information, contact Chile Pepper Institute at 575-646-3028.
Feb 6
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Farmington
Pesticide Applicators Workshop - Farmington

A Pesticide Applicators Workshop will be held Feb. 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., San Juan County McGee Park, 41 Road 5568.

Pesticide applicator training for both continuing education units and pre-licenses. The registration fee is $50 by Feb. 4. Free for NMSU Specialists. Online registration is available.

More info...
For more information, contact Phillip Lujan at 575-646-1822.
Feb 13
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Hobbs
Pesticide Applicators Workshop - Hobbs

A Pesticide Applicators Workshop will be held Feb. 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., New Mexico Junior College, Training and Outreach Building, 1 Thunderbird Circle.

Pesticide applicator training for both continuing education units and pre-licenses. The registration fee is $50 by Feb. 11. Free for NMSU Specialists. Online registration is available.

More info...
For more information, contact Phillip Lujan at 575-646-1822.
Feb 20
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Santa Fe
Starting A Home-Based Food Business Workshop

The Starting A Home-Based Food Business Workshop will be held Feb. 20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Santa Fe Extension Office, 3229 Rodeo Road.

Everything you need to know about starting your home-based food business in one day! Expert and research-based knowledge provided in order to learn how to navigate your business.

More info...
For more information, contact Cydney Martin at 505-471-4711.

March 2020

Mar 25-27
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Las Cruces
Master Food Preserver - Hands-On: Face to Face Lab

The Master Food Preserver - Hands-On: Face to Face Lab will be held Mar. 25 - 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Gerald Thomas Hall, 940 College Drive, Room 331.

Course is for participants with canning experience that have completed the 8 week online Master Food Preserver program. Fee is $160 and includes manuals, materials, and supplies for course. Space is limited.

More info...
For more information, contact Nancy Flores at 575-646-1179.

Featured Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College which are of interest to people across the state.

The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

November 2019

Nov 19-26
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Las Cruces
Thanksgiving Centerpieces Sale

The NMSU Floral Team is hosting their annual Thanksgiving Centerpiece Sale.

Pre-order by Nov. 21. There will be a small amount of extra items available the day of the sale, Nov. 26, Skeen Hall, Room W138.

More info...
For more information, contact Sabine Green at 575-646-3662.

February 2020

Feb 3-4
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Las Cruces
New Mexico Chile Conference

The New Mexico Chile Conference will be held Feb. 3 - 4.

Details forthcoming!

More info...
For more information, contact Chile Pepper Institute at 575-646-3028.