The workshop will be held at La Fonda Restaurant beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 7th. Participants should RSVP and pay a $20 registration fee, which includes lunch, by December 2nd.
The workshop will feature experts from New Mexico State University, the Southwestern New Mexico Cooperative Weed Management Area and Southwest Native Ecosystem, covering topics about disease management, noxious weeds and herbicides.
The first presentation will be by NMSU Pecan Specialist Dr. Richard Heerema on pecan pests and diseases… followed by NMSU Vegetable Specialist Dr. Stephanie Walker on management strategies for vegetable diseases in New Mexico… and then NMSU Entomologist Dr. Carol Sutherland with an entomology update.
After lunch, Noxious Weed Coordinator John O’Laughlin will talk about noxious weed management in southwest New Mexico… and herbicide applicator Ralph Pope will conclude with a presentation on applying herbicides safely.
Five continuing education units will be awarded for individuals who are licensed.
For more information, contact the Luna County Extension office at 546-8806.