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.

September 2020

Sep 25Nov 15
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PSEP Online Training

The PSEP (Pesticide Safety Education Program) Online Training will be held Sep. 25 - Nov. 15, online.

Register and listen to free pre-recorded sessions. Choose from CEU credit or pre-license training courses.

More info...
For more information, contact Phillip Lujan at 575-646-1822.
Sep 25
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Sheep Management Webinar

The Sheep Management Webinar will be held Sep. 25, 6 p.m., via Zoom.

The webinar series for sheep producers will cover reproductive, health, and nutrition management, along with information on how to best market lamb and wool. Brought to you by NMSU CES (Cooperative Extension Service) and the ANRS (Animal and Range Sciences) Department.

More info...
For more information, contact Marcy Ward at 575-646-5947.
Sep 25Jun 14
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Rural Resilience: Farm Stress - Online Training

The Rural Resilience: Farm Stress - Online Training is a FREE self-paced training that is offered remotely by Farm Credit.com.

Extension practitioners, or others, wishing to learn more about how they can support farmers and ranchers experiencing high levels of stress brought on by the economic turmoil associated with COVID-19 are encouraged to participate in a new online training course supported by a coalition of agriculture-serving agencies and organizations. Brought to you by the NMSU CES Behavioral Health and Wellness Team.

More info...
For more information, contact Karim Martinez at 575-646-2390.
Sep 25Dec 31
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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.
Sep 26-30
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4-H | Volunteers Working With Youth During COVID-19 - Virtual Trainings

The 4-H | Volunteers Working With Youth During COVID-19 - Virtual Trainings will be held via Zoom as follows:

  • Sep. 26 | 9 a.m.
  • Sep. 28 | 7 p.m.
  • Sep. 29 | 7 p.m.
  • Sep. 30 | 4 p.m.

Training is required for all agents and volunteers who will be overseeing or conducting any face to face meetings/activities with up to ten 4-H members. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for the training.

More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 575-646-3026.
Sep 29-30
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PSA Grower Training - Remote Delivery

The PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) Grower Training - Remote Delivery will be held Sep. 29 - 30, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days, via Zoom.

Online registration is available with credit card or P-Card only! Fee is $45 (NM residents) or $90 (Out-of-State residents) and includes certificate and training manual. Registration is limited, so register today! Deadline: Sep. 21 at 5 p.m.

More info...
For more information, contact Janet Witte at 575-646-5949.
Sep 30
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Virtual Coffee Talk with FCS

The Virtual Coffee Talk with FCS (Family and Consumer Sciences) will be held Sep. 30, 9 a.m., via Zoom.

Grab a cup of coffee and join the faculty, staff, and students from Family and Consumer Sciences to catch up on all that is ahead for the Fall 2020 semester. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for the event.

More info...
For more information, contact Kassie Ckodre at 575-646-6495.
Sep 30Oct 2
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Spanish

The 100 West Café Lunches - Spanish will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Sep. 30 and Oct. 2, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.

October 2020

Oct 1-29
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Take it to the Next Level Series - Virtual Workshop

The Take it to the Next Level Series - Virtual Workshop will be held Thursdays, Oct. 1 - 29, 7 p.m., via Zoom.

Students 12-18, join Aggie Next Step for an interactive and engaging series of virtual workshops focused on helping students build and advance skills for academic success. Topics include: personal responsibility; study skills; goal setting, organizational and time management skills; and positivity.

More info...
For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 575-646-3026.
Oct 1Nov 5
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WSARE Fall Virtual Series

The WSARE Fall Virtual Series will be held Oct. 1 - Nov. 5, 3 p.m., via Zoom.

Register separately for each workshop. Topics include: Seed saving; preventing herbicide-resistant weeds; promoting beneficial insects; growing vegetables in NM; fruit tree pruning; and drip irrigation.

More info...
For more information, contact Bradley Tonnessen at 505-270-2138.
Oct 1-29
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Las Cruces
Spanish Dinners

The Spanish Dinners will be held Oct. 1, 15, 29, 6 p.m., 100 West Cafe, Gerald Thomas Hall.

This is a five course meal with specially paired wines and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $70 per person.

More info...
For more information, contact Jacqueline Talavera at 575-646-7324.
Oct 2Nov 20
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NWNM New Farmer Virtual Training

The NWNM New Farmer Virtual Training will be held Fridays, Oct. 2 - Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to Noon, online.

The entry level farmer training program will cover growing conditions in San Juan County. Participants may watch the program live or watch the recorded sessions as they become available. The program will be offered through the NMSU Canvas platform. Participants must live in NWNM.

Spaces will be available on a limited basis for in-person participation at the SJC Extension Office for those who are unable to participate online.

More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie Hopkins Byers at 505-334-9496.
Oct 2
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Oct. 2, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presented today will be Egypt with Aggies Go Global with a field report on desalinization research at the Desert Research Center, Cairo, WEF Conference and other adventures.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Oct 7Mar 17
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Ready, Set, Grow! Webinar Series

The Ready, Set, Grow! Webinar Series will run September thru March, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 3 pm, via Zoom.

Join the series to learn more about various gardening-related topics. Presenters will include County and State Extension Specialists with experience in horticulture, insects, and food.

Dates: Oct. 7 and 21; Nov. 4 and 18; Dec. 2 and 16; Jan. 6 and 20; Feb. 3 and 17; Mar. 3 and 17.

More info...
For more information, contact Marisa Thompson at 505-865-7340.
Oct 7-9
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Caribbean

The 100 West Café Lunches - Caribbean will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 7 and 9, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Oct 12-15
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Las Cruces
Western Pecan Production Short Course

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Western Pecan Production Short Course has been postponed!

The Western Pecan Short Course will be held Oct. 12 - 15, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road.

Three full days in the classroom with lectures to cover horticulture, pest control, economics, and related aspects of pecan production from start to finish, plus a full-day field trip to pecan farms. Registration includes binders with print-outs of presentation slides, lunch and refreshments each day, and field trip transportation. Online registration available with credit card or check. Early registration fee of $350 includes course and field trip.

More info...
For more information, contact Laurie Novak at 575-646-1715.
Oct 14
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Socorro
EANM Program: Mineral Museum

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this event may be postponed until further notice.

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Oct. 14, time, TBA, NM Tech, 801 Leroy Place.

Meetings and programs are open to the public. This month's topic is: Mineral Museum.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Velasquez at 505-565-3002.
Oct 14-16
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Creole

The 100 West Café Lunches - Creole will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 14 and 16, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Oct 16
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Oct. 16, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Pramod Acharya, will present: Soil health, greenhouse gas emissions, and crop yield to cover crops in an irrigated forage rotation.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Oct 17
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Bosque Farms
Gardening Survival Series: Tree and Shrub Planting

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this event may be postponed until further notice.

The Gardening Survival Series monthly meeting will be held Oct. 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Bosque Farms Public Library, 1455 W. Bosque Loop.

Meetings and programs are open to the public. This mont's topic is: Tree and Shrub Planting.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Velasquez at 505-565-3002.
Oct 21-23
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Pacific Rim

The 100 West Café Lunches - Pacific Rim will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 21 and 23, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Oct 23
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Oct. 23, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Darien Pruitt, will present: Impact of Fertilizers on Guar Production and Soil Health in Arid and Semi-Arid Southwest United States.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Oct 28-30
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Fall Menu

The 100 West Café Lunches - Fall Menu will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Oct. 28 and 30, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Oct 30
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Sergei Shalygin will present: Assessment of the cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms (cHABs) and toxins in the blooming water bodies of New Mexico.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.

November 2020

Nov 4-6
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - American

The 100 West Café Lunches - American will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 4 and 6, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Nov 6
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, David Schoep, NMSU Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), will present: Annual Laboratory EHS Refresher Course (required annual training for all lab-users).

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Nov 10Dec 8
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Curso de Mejor Control de Procesos Térmicos - Virtual

El Curso de Mejor Control de Procesos Térmicos - Virtual sera Nov. 10 - Dec. 8, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lecciones y pruebas suministradas por Zoom. Inscripción por internet disponible. Solo se aceptan tarjetas de credito. Dos opciónes de cual escojer.

More info...
For more information, contact Nancy Flores at 575-646-1179.
Nov 11-13
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - French

The 100 West Café Lunches - French will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 11 and 13, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Nov 13
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Suman Sharma, will present: Screening of onion germplasm for host plant resistance to disease Fusarium Basal Rot (FBR) and Iris Yelllow Spot (IYS).

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Nov 18
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Belen
EANM Program: Christmas Ideas

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this event may be postponed until further notice.

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Nov. 18, 9:30 a.m., Belen Masonic Hall.

Meetings and programs are open to the public. This month's topic is: Christmas Ideas.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Velasquez at 505-565-3002.
Nov 18-20
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Las Cruces
100 West Café Lunches - Southwestern/Mexican

The 100 West Café Lunches - Southwestern/Mexican will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 18 and 20, Noon to 1 p.m., 100 West Café, Gerald Thomas Hall.

Lunches are $12 per person and include your choice of soup or salad, entrée, and dessert with iced tea or coffee. Meals are prepared and served by HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley following COVID-19 safe practices.

More info...
For more information, contact Brendan Martinez at 575-646-5805.
Nov 20
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Nov. 20, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Bert Siville, will present: Algal turf scrubber technology; function and optimization in small scale aquaculture.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Nov 21
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Bosque Farms
Gardening Survival Series: Winter Plant Care

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this event may be postponed until further notice.

The Gardening Survival Series monthly meeting will be held Nov. 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Bosque Farms Public Library, 1455 W. Bosque Loop.

Meetings and programs are open to the public. This month's topic is: Winter Plant Care.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Velasquez at 505-565-3002.

December 2020

Dec 4
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Virtual PES Graduate Seminar

A Virtual PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences) Graduate Seminar will be held Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Presenter, Hanan Elassbli, will present: Genetic Analysis and Genome-Wide Association Study of Resistance in Bacterial Blight in US Upland Cotton.

More info...
For more information, contact Rachel Gioannini at 575-646-3638.
Dec 16
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TBA
EANM Program: Christmas Party

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this event may be postponed until further notice.

The Extension Association of NM (EANM) monthly meeting will be held Dec. 16, time and location, TBA.

Meetings and programs are open to the public. This month's topic is: Christmas Party.

More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Velasquez at 505-565-3002.

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.

September 2020

Sep 25Nov 15
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Online
PSEP Online Training

The PSEP (Pesticide Safety Education Program) Online Training will be held Sep. 25 - Nov. 15, online.

Register and listen to free pre-recorded sessions. Choose from CEU credit or pre-license training courses.

More info...
For more information, contact Phillip Lujan at 575-646-1822.
Sep 25Jun 14
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Online
Rural Resilience: Farm Stress - Online Training

The Rural Resilience: Farm Stress - Online Training is a FREE self-paced training that is offered remotely by Farm Credit.com.

Extension practitioners, or others, wishing to learn more about how they can support farmers and ranchers experiencing high levels of stress brought on by the economic turmoil associated with COVID-19 are encouraged to participate in a new online training course supported by a coalition of agriculture-serving agencies and organizations. Brought to you by the NMSU CES Behavioral Health and Wellness Team.

More info...
For more information, contact Karim Martinez at 575-646-2390.

October 2020

Oct 12-15
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Las Cruces
Western Pecan Production Short Course

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Western Pecan Production Short Course has been postponed!

The Western Pecan Short Course will be held Oct. 12 - 15, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road.

Three full days in the classroom with lectures to cover horticulture, pest control, economics, and related aspects of pecan production from start to finish, plus a full-day field trip to pecan farms. Registration includes binders with print-outs of presentation slides, lunch and refreshments each day, and field trip transportation. Online registration available with credit card or check. Early registration fee of $350 includes course and field trip.

More info...
For more information, contact Laurie Novak at 575-646-1715.