Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
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Bernalillo County CES Announces New Director -- CINDY SCHLENKER DAVIES
EXTENSION SERVICE CENTENNIAL
BERNALILLO COUNTY OPEN YOUTH RODEO -- AUGUST 2, 2014
Bernalillo County Open Youth Rodeo to be held on August 2nd at Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM.
BERNALILLO COUNTY -- 4-H FAIR -- AUGUST 6-9, 2014
2014-2015 Enrollment Deadline Changes
October 1, 2014 we will begin enrollment for the 2014-2015 4-H Year. If you are a returning 4-H member you must be enrolled and have all your forms submitted by January 15th. If you are a new member looking to enroll you are eligible to enroll until May 1.
FOOD PRESERVATION CLASSES
Would you like to learn about HOME canning, pickles, jams, jellies, freezing, and other food preservation methods, than Click Here for Upcoming Food Preservation Classes
FOOD PROCESSORS CLASS
BETTER PROCESS CONTROL SCHOOL--ACIDIFIED FOODS ONLY
Bernalillo County Home Processing Rule
Bernalillo County announces changes to the Home Processing rule ordinance
Area Growers and Farmers Markets
WATER HARVEST WORKSHOPS
Water Harvest Workshops will be held on
Honeybee Swarm Season
The swarm season for honeybees is over and now it is moving into bee removal or western yellow jackets. Honey bees are a dull yellow brown color while the small yellow jackets are a brilliant yellow and black.
To learn more about the difference between honeybees and the western yellow jacket click honeybees vs yellow jackets
To report a swarm or undesired hive, please call 243-1386 or visit the ABQ Beeks.
Curly Top + Tomato Plants
The office has received many questions on the topic of Curly Top. The following links and tips to help recognize and protect your tomato plants regarding Curly Top Virus.
YARD & GARDEN
Registration information to be a Master Composter is now available on their website
Classes will begin in October.
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.
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