Cooperative Extension Service's
Online Training Center

The Training Center is a collection of Cooperative Extension Service electronic training modules, the Extension Internet Conferencing Center and other training opportunities. Please visit often for new programs.

Social Media | Best Practices

More and more organizations are turning to social media as a way to communicate and connect with customers, clientele, and the general public. The Extension/Experiment Station Publications unit has compiled the following “best practice” guidelines based on several years of experience using social media.


Essential Graphics/Design Concepts for Non-Designers

This webinar focuses on understanding the importance of resolution, tips on scanning images properly, screen captures, image formats, bleeds, binding, linked vs. embedded images, how to organize your files, copyright basics and graphic design fundamentals. It is recommended for everyone interested in producing print projects correctly from the technical perspective. Beginners will go back to work with a good understanding of how to prepare documents for print.


Publishing tips

Publishing Tips are intended to assist faculty and staff as they develop publications for submission to the Extension/Experiment Station Publications unit, and for anyone interested in developing high-quality, professional print materials.

Publishing Tips

Conference Poster Development

Poster development and design workshop by Ana Henke, Extension/Experiment Station Publications Supervisor.

This workshop will give you technical, design, and content tips specific to the development of conference posters, allowing you to develop effective, high-quality posters and enhancing your next poster presentation.


NM Edge

Program designed to provide a comprehensive course of study to administrators, managers, elected officials, and staff in local, state, tribal, and national government.

For more information see the NM Edge website

New Mexico Beef Quality Assurance

The New Mexico Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program provides beef and dairy producers with the necessary training materials to meet the requirements for becoming either New Mexico BQA Trained Producers or New Mexico BQA Certified Producers.


New Mexico Farm-A-Syst - Farmstead Assessment System is a voluntary groundwater protection program for New Mexico farmers, ranchers, and rural homeowners. (Presented by NMSU Extension Service, Plant Sciences Department).

New Mexico Sheep Production & Management

The New Mexico Sheep Production & Management web site examines breed selection, health issues and management of sheep. Considered among the most efficient of all domestic animals, sheep can be a profitable venture for New Mexico farm enterprises.