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

Responding to Drought and Water Shortage Workshop May 15th

Responding to Drought and Water Shortage Workshop

      Date: May 15, 2018
      Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
      Location: McGee Park, Farmington, NM Multipurpose Building Room C

      Registration: Responding to Drought and Water Shortage Workshop

Agenda

      8:30 - 9:00 Registration and coffee
      9:00 - 9:15 Welcome, introductions, climate outlook for 2018
      9:15 - 10:30 Presentations from NM State Engineers Office
                            - Water year outlook
                            - The myth of use or lose it - water rights, forfeiture, and abandonment
                            - Diversion rotations on the Animas River
                            - San Juan River shortage sharing agreement

      10:30 - 10:50 - Coffee
      10:50 - 11:25 - Irrigation Scheduling
      11:25 - 12:00 - Soil health and soil moisture
      12:00 - 1:00   - Lunch room divided - sit with the experts

      1:00 - 1:35 - Managing crop in drought
      1:35 - 2:10 - Alternative crops

      2:10 - 2:30 - Break
      2:30 - 3:30 - Gardening during drought

If you require auxiliary assistance, please contact Bonnie Hopkins, SJC Extension at 505.334.9496.

ASC Farmington's Field Day Open House Friday, July 13th

ASC Farmington's annual field day and open house will be scheduled for Friday 13, 2018. Please revisit this site for upcoming event information.