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Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service

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Major Program Areas


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Holiday Foods


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.

Jingle Bell Classic Cattle Show

Saturday December 20, 2014 in Portales, NM



Fresh Produce Growers

  • Roundtable discussion, peer to peer interaction of vegetable and fruit growing successes and challenges, input session for educational opportunities and programming.

  • Wed Dec 10th 6pm at the Bernalillo County Co-Op Extension Office

  • 1510 Menaul Blvd Ext NW, Albuquerque

  • Thu Dec 11 5:30pm at the Valencia County Co-Op Extension Office

  • 404 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM 87031

Pesticide CEU


EPA Announces Pollinator Protection Program

All about BEES

Area Growers and Farmers Markets

  • Holiday Market

  • Sunday Dec 14 at the Railyards from 11am-4pm

  • Co-sponsored by the Downtown Growers Market and Railyards Market. Full event details


  • 2015 Master Gardener Program - Class registration is filled! Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2015 program. Classes runs January-April, with volunteering through October each year. More information here. contact with any questions.


Registration information to be a Master Composter is now available on their website

Classes will begin in October.

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.

Upcoming Events and Registrations

Troublesome Weeds of New Mexico

Desert Blooms

SW Plant Selector App

 Bernalillo County Calendar of Events


  • ICAN Classes for Adults and Childcare Providers. Learn more!

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State Program Areas

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Contact Us

Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
1510 Menaul Blvd., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-243-1386
Email: bernalil@nmsu.edu
URL: http://bernalilloextension.nmsu.edu