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Announcements & Events

The major Agricultural Science Center at Farmington related activities scheduled in the near future are listed below. Further information on these events may be obtained by contacting ASC at Farmington via phone at (505) 960-7757 or email at ASC Farmington.

ASC at Farmington can be located by traveling south 6 miles of Farmington on Bista Hwy 371 past the NAPI Headquarters. At the next intersection, turn right onto Road 3003. Travel west approximately 4 miles to the green sign, NAPI Flour Mill and ASC. Turn right onto Road 4063 and travel north 3 miles to the NMSU Agricultural Science Center.

Events

2014 Field Day and Open House - Friday, July 25th

ASC Farmington faculty and staff will host the 'Field Day' and 'Open House' event on Friday, July 25, 2014. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with field tour at 9:30 a.m. (Note time change.) The Center will provide a BBQ Luncheon at 12:00 p.m. for event participants.

Further information can be acquired by phoning the Science Center at 505.960.7757. A printable announcement flyer, with a location map, has been provided for your convenience.

International Lecture

Maimbo Malesu, Coordinator for the Water Management Unit with the World Agroforestry Centre based in Nairobi, Kenya, visited New Mexico State University to give two guest lectures about water and food scarcities and their mitigation in Africa. He presented a Lowenstein Lecture, arranged through the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, entitled Overcoming Food Crises: Rainwater Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Lecture Part 1 of 2 and Lecture Part 2 of 2

Dr. Malesu's second lecture was with the PES Graduate Student Seminar Series. It was entitled "Sustainable Agricultural Production in Africa: Overcome Water Management Challenges from Local to Regional Scales."