• January 16, 2021

Tags : Consumer and Environmental Sciences

NMSU Extension to host two food safety trainings for produce

No one growing produce wants to inadvertently make people ill because of poor food safety practices. Two training sessions will be held in New Mexico to help fruit and vegetable growers meet the regulatory requirements included in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. New Mexico State University’s Cooperative […]Read More

NMSU to host FSMA preventative controls certification courses

New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will host three hybrid training and certification courses designed for food and beverage manufacturing industry professionals. The course, titled “Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance – Preventive Controls for Human Food Hybrid Course for Preventive Controls Qualified Individual,” will be offered in two parts. The […]Read More

NMSU researchers drive agriculture into the future with big data

Researchers in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University are working to solve an array of real-world challenges – from tracking livestock behavior to improving agricultural sustainability and developing artificial intelligence for agriculture – by using big data. Big data is a loosely defined term for large datasets collected […]Read More

NMSU to Host Sheep, Goat Symposium in Conjunction with Ag

New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences’ Ag Day Degree program is expanding this year to include a sheep and goat symposium. “The sheep and goat symposium is new this year,” said Marcy Ward, NMSU Extension livestock specialist. “We will be covering topics such as nutrition, animal health, reproduction, marketing and […]Read More

New NMSU Extension Publication Clarifies Interstate Commerce Transportation Regulation

The recent enforcement of a federal regulation regarding transporting animals across state lines for commerce has confused not-for-profit haulers including 4-H and FFA families. New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences had created a publication that will help these groups understand the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations. “If you are […]Read More

Two NMSU Scholarships Honoring Cervantes Matriarch Support Local Ag, Nursing

Two scholarships memorializing one of the Mesilla Valley’s most distinguished female leaders will now honor two local students pursuing agricultural and nursing aspirations at New Mexico State University. The two Emma Jean Cervantes Endowed Scholarships support students studying within NMSU’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the College of Health and Social Services’  […]Read More

NMSU Researcher Aims to Educate Public about Bed Bug Prevention

You may think the best way to deal with a bed bug problem is to only use insecticides. But many people often overlook the importance of using non-chemical methods and, more importantly, preventing the bugs in the first place. This is particularly critical in multi-unit housing buildings where bed bugs are very difficult to eliminate. […]Read More

NMSU College of ACES Evaluates Agricultural Science Center System

Public concern regarding New Mexico State University potentially closing two agricultural science centers has stimulated the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to conduct a self-evaluation of the 12 centers around the state. “At this time we are not closing any centers; that would be the last recourse, but it is on the table,” […]Read More

Video+Story: NMSU Floral Students Design their Way into the Future

You never know when you’re going to need a centerpiece, houseplant, succulent or specialty floral arrangement. When you do, you may not need to look any further than the New Mexico State University Floriculture Program. Students in the floriculture program and on the intercollegiate floral team are constantly working on floral projects as part of […]Read More