Cooperative Extension Service NMSU-Bernalillo County

Major Program Areas

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OFFICE CLOSED MON AUG 1 morning due to scheduled building repairs. Office tentatively will reopen at noon on Aug 1, 2022. Please contact the agents directly via email or leave a voice message.


LARGE WASPS in New Mexico we do NOT have the "Murder Hornets" in New Mexico. Most likely you are seeing a 'Cicada Killer' which is common in this area and targets cicadas. Please read the publication link Large Wasps in New Mexico

JOB OPENINGS -- FCS Agent emphasis in Food Preservation and Food Systems -- closes Aug 31. Apply online only - NMSU Portal

-- ICAN Nutrition Educator -- closes July 13 Apply online

Agents in Office

The Agents are working in the office or out in the community. Please call ahead for their availability or make an appointment directly with the agents.

Plant Samples and Site Visits

Plant Samples are best received before Wednesday at noon. The office is scheduling site visits please call 505-243-1386 or email for an appointment. Also please send pictures of plants or insects to or the Master Gardener Hotline

Upcoming Webinars, Events, & Classes


  • Jam and Jellies 2 Wed Aug 3 at 9am - noon

  • Water Bath Canning Pickles and Relish Wed Aug 10 at 9am - noon

  • Water Bath Canning Salsa Wed Aug 17 at 9am - noon

  • Water Bath Canning Tomatoes and Fruit Wed Aug 24 at 9am - noon

  • Pressure Canning Vegetables 2 Wed Aug 31 at 9am - noon

NOTE Cost is $20 cash or check.

To Register call 505-243-1386 or email

Classes with less than 10 registrants may be cancelled.

Health, Wellness, Food

  • Growing and Cooking with Tomatoes Tuesday Aug 16 at 9am. In person at 1510 Menaul Blvd EXT NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Cost $10 Register - call 505-243-1386 or email

  • For Diabetes classes and on-going programming, please contact Dianne Christensen.

Garden, Farm


  • All class times are listed as Mountain Time Zone unless otherwise stated

  • Auxiliary Assistance if you are in need of any auxiliary assistance to participate in an extension program, please contact the event organizer to arrange services prior to the event.

2020 Advisory Report

Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service publishes an annual advisory report. This report gives highlights of programs and impacts conducted by the Extension Agents in the county.

ACES Response
to COVID-19

This website provides relevant and reliable information related to the Coronavirus or COVID-19 supplied by our Extension professionals.

COVID 19 Vaccines

* Walk-ins welcomed -- mask required *

Contact Us

NMSU-Bernalillo County
Cooperative Extension Service

1510 Menaul Blvd Ext NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-243-1386 | 844-409-0562
Fax: 505-243-1545

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