Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
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In the News
BCCES welcomes Graeme Davis as the new Horticultural Agent.
EXTENSION SERVICE CENTENNIAL
4-H Craft Fair
Bernalillo County to host a craft show
4-H Enrollment Deadline Changes 2014-15
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.
October 27-29, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM
November 12 - 13, 2014 at Route 66 Casino west of Albuquerque, NM
Nov 12-14, 2014, Albuquerque, NM at Embassy Suites
Nov 13, 6-9pm Career Connections - Farm-Ranch Networking
Dec 2, 2014 at the UNM Valencia Campus
contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002
Dec 17, 2014 at the Roswell Civic Center
Jan. 26-27, 2015
Las Cruces, NM
Feb. 3, 2015
February 4-5, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM
Feb. 5-7, 2015
Feb. 20-21, 2015
For information of programs around the state of New Mexico
CHILE SEASON !!!
The smell of green chile roasting is wafting through the air!
Click Here for tips and safe food handling methods for your green chile.
FOOD PRESERVATION CLASSES
Would you like to learn about HOME canning, pickles, jams, jellies, freezing, and other food preservation methods, please contact Cindy Davies for further information.
Area Growers and Farmers Markets
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.
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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