Agriculture & Horticulture

Upcoming Agricultural Events

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

2020 Event Schedule

June 13-October 31 Farmington Growers Market 8am-noon at the Farmington Museum. Visit their website for additional information at Farmington Growers Market.

Sept 25-Nov 20 Online New Farmer Training Program (registration closed)

Oct 21 Online BQA training Register here BQA Training

Oct 27-28 Register for the Produce Safety Alliance Online Training.

The Extension office is hosting viewings of the NMSU Pesticide Application Training every Friday in October. To reserve your space register here or call the extension office at 505-334-9496. If you have a staff that requires training and would like to set up a specific training day please call and leave a message for Bonnie Hopkins.

Current SJ County Agriculture/Horticulture Programs

San Juan County Master Gardeners

The San Juan County Master Gardener program provides intensive horticultural training to individuals who then volunteer as Master Gardeners in their communities by giving lectures, creating gardens, conducting research, and many other projects. San Juan County Master Gardeners must complete a 12 week training course and 40 hours of volunteer activity in their first year. After their initial year, volunteers are asked to complete 25 hours of volunteer work and 8 hours of continuing education.

The next San Juan County Master Gardener training course has yet to be scheduled. 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

NWNM Growers Markets

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

Saturday Markets 8am-noon June 8-October 31, 2020 Tuesday Markets 4-6pm July 9,-October 27, 2020

Visit Farmington Growers Market Website.

Visit Farmington Growers Market Facebook page

Shiprock Farmers Market The Shiprock Farmers Market is located at the Shiprock Chapter House on Mondays and Wednesday evenings. Visit their [Facebook Page}(https://www.facebook.com/shiprockfarmersmarket) for more information.

Bloomfield Growers Market The Bloomfield Growers Market takes place every Thursday evening in Bishops Square in Bloomfield. For more information visit their Facebook Page

Kirtland Growers Market The Kirtland Growers Market takes place every Monday evening at the Kirtland Town Hall at 47 Road 6500. For more information visit their Facebook Page

The Aztec Farmers Market

The Aztec Farmers Market is located at Westside Plaza, 215 S. Main in Aztec, NM Wednesdays through July 10- October 2019 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

Ag Notes Newsletter

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    The Ag Notes Newsletter is a quarterly joint newsletter between the San Juan County Cooperative Extension Service, the NMSU Farmington Ag Science Center and the San Juan Soil and Water Conservation District. Sign up below to receive a copy of the next newsletter.

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