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.
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
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.