Upcoming Calendar of Events

2019

2019 Los Ranchos Farm and Garden Class Series

2019 Los Ranchos Farm and Garden Series. Demonstrations, Workshops, & Lectures. RESERVATIONS: Some classes may have a space limitation, so please RSVP early to reserve yours. FEE: $5 per class (cash or check at the door). LOCATION: (Click for map): Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center, 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW

  • Upcoming Classes - (Check back for Registration Links, available ~2 weeks in advance).
    • September 18 - Grapes: When to Harvest. Judging your Grapes' Maturity - Wednesday, 09/18/19, 6 PM - 8 PM, by Dr. Gill Giese. Workshop, learn how to assess the ripeness and sugar content of your fruit. (Click to register).
    • October 19 - Cover Crop/Soil - Saturday, 10/19/19, 9 AM - 12 PM, by Rudy Garcia NRCS.
    • November 9 - Hoops/Mulch/Cold Frames - Saturday, 11/09/19, 9 AM - 12 PM, by John Garlisch.
    • December 11 - Wine Tasting for the Holidays - Wednesday, 12/11/19, 6 PM - 8 PM, by Dr. Gill Giese.

September 21 - Forage Field Day.
Saturday, 09/21/19, 9 AM-11:30 AM. Come learn more about Alfalfa, Tall Fescue, Orchardgrass, Teff, Sorghum, Fencing, Pasture Rotation, and Weed Management. LOCATION: Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Road (Click for map). CONTACT: Candace Salazar, 505-865-7340.


September 21 - Rio Grande Heritage Festival (Click for Flyer)
*NEW* - Article: "NMSU to host Rio Grande Heritage Festival at Los Lunas science center" (Click to read)
Saturday, 09/21/19, 9 AM-1 PM. Celebrate the Heritage of Farming. Enjoy demonstrations, live music, a forage field tour from plus much, much more! LOCATION: Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Road (Click for map). COST: Entry: Free. Food: $5 lunch-Green Chile Hamburger, Corn on the Cob, Beans, & a Beverage. CONTACT: Candace Salazar, 505-865-7340.


September 26 - How to Support Pollinators & Beneficial Insects in Central NM
Thursday, 09/26/19, 5:30 PM-8 PM. Xerces Society's evening workshop and field walk will cover observation, identification, and ecology of pollinators and beneficial insects. REGISTRATION: Click here for more information and link to register. LOCATION: NMSU Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas (Click for map).


Bernalillo County Open Space Events and Classes


Bernalillo County Master Composters Full Calendar


College of ACES and Extension Calendar

For information of programs around the state of New Mexico

2020

January - 2020 New Mexico Hay & Forage Conference
TBD - Check back for more information. Click here for information from the last conference, held in January, 2019.


February 21 & 22 - 2020 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference
Friday & Saturday, 02/21-02/22 2020, Times & Agendas TBD. LOCATION: Hotel Albuquerque. Check back later for more information.