Agriculture & Horticulture

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Take our 2017 Needs Assessment Survey to help us better assist you as a producer in San Juan County. Take the Survey

This is a short survey designed to help the San Juan County Cooperative Extension Service better identify the educational needs of agricultural producers in the area. All information is confidential and will not be shared with outside parties.

2017 Census of Agriculture

Upcoming Agricultural Events

Additional information can be found on our Facebook page: NMSU Ag Extension, San Juan County NM

September

September 14,2017 Soil Health Workshop, McGee Park Register by calling 334-3090 x 5 $20 fee includes materials, lunch and tour

September 15, 2017 Tree Disease Workshop, Mcgee Park Register by calling 334-3090 x 5 $20 fee includes materials, lunch and tour

September 16, 2017 Plant Diagnostic Clinic at the Farmington Growers Market 8am-noon FREE! Bring your insects and plants to the market for identification from NMSU's finest! They will also be collecting diseased plants for diagnostic testing.

October

October 2, 2017 6-8pm at McGee Park Free workshop: learn to identify weeds, choosing herbicides, application timing and how to utilize local cost-share programs. Pre-register to get a free copy of Troublesome Weeds of the West by calling 5-5-334-9496.

December

The 2017 Census of Agriculture will be available starting in December. Find out why it is so important for NM farmers to completed the information here USDA Census of Ag

Ag Health Workshops
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Ditch Workshop

San Juan County Master Gardeners

The next San Juan County Master Gardener training course will be scheduled for Fall of 2018. The 12 week long course will be a comprehensive training opportunity for avid gardening volunteers in San Juan County, NM. If you are interested in the program and would like to shadow a veteran Master Gardener or attend a meeting, please contact Bonnie Hopkins at 334-9496 or bhopkins@nmsu.edu

Current SJ County Agriculture/Horticulture Programs

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Farmington Growers Market June - October

The Farmington Growers Market is located at 3041 E. Main street, Farmington NM at the Farmington Museum.

Saturday Markets 8am-noon June-October, 2017 Tuesday Markets 4-6pm July 11,-October, 2017

Visit Farmington Growers Market Visit Farmington Growers Market Facebook page

The Aztec Farmers Market is located at Westside Plaza, 215 S. Main in Aztec, NM Wednesdays 4:30-7pm

Visit Aztec Farmers market Facebook Page

Invasive Weeds

The spread of invasive non-native plant species is one of the greatest threats to the long-term environmental stability and health in the Four Corners region. More than 4500 invasive weed species sightings are documented, encompassing more than 10,000 acres of infestation. Russain Knapweed is the most prevalent species followed by Musk Thistle, Canada Thistle and Hoary Cress respectfully. For control measures, picture ID, fact sheets and maps see our website listed below.

For additional information regarding weeds in NM visit: NMSU Brush and Weed Information

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Bonnie Hopkins
Agriculture Agent
San Juan County Extension

Phone: 505-334-9496
Email: bhopkins@nmsu.edu