New Mexico Sustainable Agriculture Online Workshop Series, 2020

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2019: $28,636.00
Host Institution Award ID: G240-20-W7905
Grant Recipient: New Mexico State University
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
State Coordinators:
Dr. Stephanie Walker
New Mexico State University
Omololu John Idowu
New Mexico State University
The NM WSARE PDP coordinated an on-line webinar series in 2020. These trainings were designed to take the place of the planned in-person field day and NM Sustainable Agriculture Conference due to the ongoing pandemic. Training topics were determined during on-line meetings of the NM WSARE Advisory Committee and included: October 1: “Seed Saving and On-farm Breeding”—Dr. Brad Tonnessen October 8: “Strategies to Prevent Development and Spread of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds”—Dr. Brian Schutte & Dr. Leslie Beck October 15: "Beneficial Insect Identification and Habitat Management”—Dr. Amanda Skidmore & Dr. Miranda Kersten October 22: “Growing Vegetables in NM – Managing Challenges for an Abundant Harvest”—Dr. Stephanie Walker October 29: “Pruning Fruit Trees for Sustainable Production: Why, When, and How”—Dr. Marisa Thompson November 5: “Drip Irrigation on the Small Farm”—Dr. Brad Tonnessen
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.