Cooperative Extension ServiceLos Alamos County

Horticulture 101 at Los Alamos county
Plant Problems at Los Alamos county
Master Gardener program at Los Alamos county
the Los Alamos County Fair
Home economics Programs at Los Alamos county
4-H Programs at Los Alamos county
Community Partnership programs at Los Alamos county

Cooperative Extension Service provides the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

We specialize in:

  • Horticulture & Plant Problems
  • Health & Family Issues
  • Food & Nutrition Programs
Featured programs at Los Alamos county

Newsletter

  • May 2016 Newsletter
    It's time for the May newsletter! Inside you will find the 4-H update, information on the Los Alamos County Fair, Xeriscape Caution, and the recipe of the month (Strawberry Vinaigrette).

Upcoming Classes

May Classes

Friday, May 20TH

PRESSURE CANNING CLASS 1PM to 430PM

This class is designed for the novice home canner or someone looking for a refresher.

Taught by Extension Home Economist Helen Idzorek

Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church 3900 Trinity Dr. Los Alamos, NM 87544

Learn the most up to date information about pressure canning. Hands-on activities include using canning equipment and canning low acid products.

Registration is $15 payable by cash or check at our office. Class size is limited to 12 people. Pre-registration and payment is due by May 13th in order to reserve your space.

Call 505-662-2656 or email losalamos@nmsu.edu to pre-register.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU, the US Department of Agriculture and Los Alamos County Cooperating. New Mexico State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for disabled persons in accordance with state and federal laws. Please feel free to drop by our office or contact us for additional information before May 6, 2016.

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Media Productions partners with research groups, faculty, and programs nationally and internationally to create educational media in various disciplines. We have partnered with more than 40 universities, agencies, and nonprofit groups on projects funded by NSF, USDA, DOE, the State of New Mexico, and private funders, and bring 20 years' experience producing innovative media on many platforms.

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The department also provides instructional design and educational media development for NMSU's numerous statewide outreach programs in partnerships with other campus-wide, regional and national programs.

Los Alamos County Dairy Goat Show

May 21, 10:00 a.m.

Arrival time is FRIDAY May 20, from 12:00 to 5:00 and Saturday May 21 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Registration papers may be checked in on Friday from 12:00 to 5:00 and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Youth Dairy Goat Showmanship: Under 9 years of age, Novice 9 years and under 14 years, Junior 14 years and under 19 years, Senior

SEND ENTRIES TO SHOW CHAIR: Dianne Wilburn, 1042 Oro Court, Los Alamos, NM 87544 or register online at zlatehskinder.com

Youth Dairy Goat Showmanship Open Shows: Senior Does ( Nigerian and AOP), Junior Does (Nigerian and AOP), Bucks (Nigerian) and wethers (any breed) Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 Time: Saturday 10:00 am Showmanship, followed by Senior Does, Junior Does, Bucks, and wethers.

Place: LOS ALAMOS COUNTY INDOOR ARENA

DIRECTIONS FROM SANTA FE TO THE LOS ALAMOS COUNTY INDOOR ARENA Come into Los Alamos on Hwy 502/Trinity Drive. Entering town you will see an Airport on your right.

From the Airport Entrance sign on Hwy 502/Trinity Drive, set your odometer and travel 2.2 miles to the intersection of Trinity Drive and Diamond Drive. At this stoplight/intersection take a right onto Diamond Drive. Travel 2.5 miles to where Diamond Drive terminates at a roundabout/travel circle. Imagine the travel circle is a clockface and you are entering it at 6:00. Enter the travel circle and travel counter clockwise to exit at 12:00 onto North Mesa Road.

Travel 2.1 miles. After turning a sharp curve to your right, you will see the entrance to the Los Alamos County Stables on your left. Take a left into the entrance and travel on a dirt road and keep going straight. Travel 0.5 miles. You will see a gated chain link fence. Drive through the gate, keep going straight. You will see the rodeo arena on your right. Drive past the rodeo arena and take a right. You can park in this area. You will see the Los Alamos County Indoor Arena where we will hold the show.

4-H District Shoot

The District Shoot will be June 28th at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM.

We will share more information as it becomes available.

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Los Alamos County Extension Service
475 20th St.
Suite A
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone: (505) 662-2656
Fax: (505) 662-2913
Email: LosAlamos@nmsu.edu
URL: http://losalamosextension.nmsu.edu

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New Mexico State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to disabled persons in accordance with State and Federal laws.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Los Alamos County cooperating.