The workshop, being offered through the Luna County Cooperative Extension Service office, will take place this coming Tuesday, December 18th, at 9 a.m. at the La Fonda Restaurant.
Topics to be covered are diseases in New Mexico vegetables, pecan pests, diseases and disorders, insect issues seen at NMSU labs this year, managing for herbicide failure, soil fumigation recordkeeping requirements, and K-Pam usage with vegetables.
Presenters include specialists from the New Mexico Cooperative Extension Service, New Mexico State University, State Department of Agriculture and Amvac Chemical Corporation.
The workshop cost is $20 which includes lunch. Attendees must RSVP with reservation fee by Monday at the Luna County Extension Office, 210-B Poplar Street in Deming.
Five continuing education units will be awarded to attendees.
At 3 p.m., following the workshops, an NMDA official will administer the private Pesticide applicators test. There will be an additional $15 fee for the test.
For more information, contact Luna County Extension Agent Jack Blandford at 546-8806.