News - Events & Weather

 

Upcoming Meetings, Hearings, Conferences,
Workshops, etc.

 

News:

Events:

• The Hammond Conservancy District Board of Directors meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the District office – 790 CR 4990, Bloomfield, NM. All landowners and interested persons are welcome. If you have a specific issue, please call prior to the meeting so you can be added to the agenda.

Upcoming Events (NM and CO)


February 16, 2012. Pesticide Applicator Training Workshop – Farmington, NM. Contact local Coop. Ext. Office (Aztec) for more info. 505-334-9496.

February 17 – 18, 2012: New Mexico Organic Farming Conference – Marriot Albuquerque. Call Le at 505-473-1004 ext. 10; or Joanie at 505-889-9921 for more info.

February 23-26. 17th Water Conservation Conference (2/23 – 24) & Xeriscape Expo (2/25 – 26) – Albuquerque, NM. See http://www.xeriscapenm.com/ for more information and registration.

March 1 – 3, 2012. Vine and Wine Conference – Albuquerque. See http://vineandwine.org/NewSite/currentconferenceinfo.htm for more info. Phone 866-494-6366 (NM Wine Growers Assoc.).

June 7 – 8, 2012. New Mexico Master Gardener Conference – Las Cruces, NM. Call 575-382-7478 for more info.


Upcoming Farm and Water Related Events in or near San Juan County, NM

February 15, 2012. 29th Annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium. Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 Hwy. 160, Cortez, CO. For more information call (970) 565-3123 (Montezuma County Extension Office)

February 16, 2012. Pesticide Applicator Training Workshop – Farmington, NM. Contact local Coop. Ext. Office (Aztec) for more info. 505-334-9496.

February 28, 2012.
20th Annual Four Corners Weed Symposium. McGee Park, 41 Road 5568, Bloomfield Hwy., Bloomfield, NM. Contact San Juan County Extension Office (505) 334-9496 for more info.

March 15-18, 2012. 30th Four States Ag Expo. Montezuma County Fairgrounds, Cortez, CO. http://www.fourstatesagexpo.com/
(970) 529-3486.


For agriculture-related events in San Juan County contact the Cooperative Extension Office in Aztec at 334-9496.

 

For other CEU workshops throughout the US see the NMDA listing at:

http://nmdaweb.nmsu.edu/pesticides/CEU%20Workshops.html

For farm related events outside of the Four Corners area, click on: http://attra.ncat.org/calendar/index.php
and... http://www.sare.org/events/show_events.asp

  • See also the Water Information Program web page: http://www.waterinfo.org/index.htm for more events and interesting press releases related to San Juan and Colorado River issues.


Weather:

  • To see how much rain has fallen at a site near West Hammond Road (CR 5500) southwest of Bloomfield go to: CoCoRaHS - Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network. Then click on ‘View Data’ at top of page. To view overnight rainfall from several cities within New Mexico, click on ‘Daily Precipitation Reports’. There are presently 4 sites in San Juan County that regularly measure and record rainfall. You’ll have to go to Page 2 to see these sites. The one located on the HCD is labeled ‘NM-SJ-3’. To view only data from this site, click on ‘Station Precipitation Summary Report’ and then enter ‘NM-SJ-3’ in the first open box at top of page and click on ‘Get Summary’. You can enter any range of dates in the boxes at top of the page.

 

 














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