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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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They are seasonal each year -- sometimes larger and sometimes smaller in number. The moths themselves are more of a nuisance, but their scales may impact certain allergy suffers. The larvae form is the Army Cut Worm which may cause harm to tender vegetable and flower seedlings in the garden.


They are seasonal each year and some areas have more than others. If you have the appearance of small black bugs on your wall currently, they may just be these little nuisances.

Soil and 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.

Some labs are operating in a limited capacity due to COVID-19. Please check with the lab first, regarding turnaround time for your results


Wednesday June 3 and 17 starting at 10am

Thursdays June 4, 11, 18, 25 starting at 6pm

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  • Thank you for your continued interest and support
    As with all other educational institutions following COVID-19 guidelines, we share these updates:
    • Our office is closed to the public until further notice.
    • Agents are available via messaging (Click for Contact Emails... )
    • Some BCCES classes may be offered online via ZOOM; check individual class listings.
    • Certain in-person Extension classes are postponed statewide until safe to resume.
    • Summer & Fall classes may allow tentative reservations meantime; check listings.
    • Please continue to check back for future updates. (Updated 4/6)
  • 4-H Activities from Home
    New page offers support documents for home-based activities. Check back as agents create and share new projects.

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)

  • (Online & Phone) National Diabetes Prevention Program - SP & ABQ
    Starting 3/31, Tuesdays, 9 AM-10:30 AM - (Click for details...)
    Note: Both Sandia Park/East Mtns and Albuquerque sessions on Tuesdays, online via Zoom
  • (Suspended) Master Gardener Classes
    Originally Tuesdays. Class dates & times TBD. Check back for updates, as alternatives and optional online resources become available while NM shelter in place orders are in effect.

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