Cooperative Extension Service NMSU-Bernalillo County

Major Program Areas

Objective, research-based, and credible
information to improve your daily life.

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Contact Us

* No Walk-ins Permitted *

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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GIANT WASPS in Albuquerque are Cicada Killer Wasps and NOT the Asian Giant Hornets.

Channel 4 KOB News - Cicada-killers, Not Murder wasps in NM

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NO, It is NOT the Murder Hornet from SDSU Extension

Overall, the cicada killer wasps are generally harmless to humans. UKY Extension Publication on Cicada Killer Wasps

An overview of the Asian Giant Hornet aka Murder Hornet from TAMU AgriLife Extension


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Upcoming Webinars

Slim and Strong Webinar Series

Keys to Embracing Aging Webinar Series

WEBINAR SERIES: Supporting Pollinators & Beneficial Insects in Backyards and on Farms

  • Tuesdays June 23 - July 28, 2020 at 3pm MTN

  • Free Class -- Registration Required

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  • Collaboration with NMSU and Xerces Society

  • 4-H Activities from Home
    New page offers support documents for home-based activities. Check back as agents create and share new projects.
  • Seasonal Yard & Garden Pests

  • Soil & Forage Testing Labs
    The list below are a few labs that can test soil and hay forage. You will need to download the forms, complete, and include them with the sample. NOTE: Some labs are operating in a limited capacity due to COVID-19. Please check with the lab first, regarding turnaround time for your results:
  • Summer Food, Nutrition, & ICAN Classes
    • Cancelled - July 2020 Food Preservation Classes - Albuquerque
      As all Extension classes are moving to a virtual platform, FCS agents are developing instructional videos. Starting in August, check back for announcements as videos for these classes are posted.

Events & Classes

* NMSU-ACES Extension face-to-face programs are being rescheduled statewide *
Check individual classes listings for details (online options, postponements, or cancellations) (Posted 3/27)

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    Receive quarterly mailings announcing upcoming courses, occasional interest-based special events notices.

Pandemic Resources

ACES Response
to COVID-19

The ACES website Response to COVID-19provides relevant and reliable information related to SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus). supplied by our Extension professionals.

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