News and Events

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August 2016
NMSU researchers find natural immune stimulator for chile plants. More on Natural Stimulator Research.

June 2016
Upgrades of NMSU nematode lab to help local growers. Article on the Nematode Lab Upgrades.

April 2016
EPPWS entomology students share their experience while exploring Belize! Check out their Tropical Insect Ecology - Belize Blog.

July 2015
Plant Pathology professor Jennifer Randall finds disease-causing bacteria stunting pistachio trees. More on Dr. Randall Finding Bacteria.

June 2015
New NMSU Arthropod Museum curator will lead outreach activities and expand the collection. Article on Jennifer Shaughney.

May 2015
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Leslie Beck as our new extension weed specialist. Article on Dr. Beck.

September 2014

NMSU professor teaches the good, bad, and ugly about mushrooms. Two-Faced Fungi: The Good and Bad.

March 2014
Check out the Belize Blog where students of EPWS 451/551 share their experiences while exploring the jungles of Belize from March 21-30, 2014. Entomology Students Travel to Belize.

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February 2014
EPPWS graduate student, Melise Taylor, places first at this year's annual SSE meeting. Melise Taylor Celebrates Her Win.

August 2013
Creepy-crawly horror movie night and more exciting activities in store for EPPWS. New Curriculum Prepared for EPPWS Dept.

Urban Entomology assistant professor, Dr. Romero, discusses the fascinating world of bed bugs Bed Bug Research, one-of-a-kind at NMSU - Youtube video.

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February 2013

Insect Expo captivates hundreds of children during visit to NMSU School Kids Learn About Bugs at NMSU - Youtube video.

January 2012
"Earth as Art" is now on display in the teaching wing of Skeen Hall. Landsat Series of Satellites.

October 2011
Dr. Jill Schroeder explains the relationship between yellow nutsedge, purple nutsedge and nematodes, and how this pest complex can adversely affect the production of chile and cotton. NMSU Researchers Dig into Weed & Worm Conspiracy.

July 2011
Congrats to our first place winners at the first annually held WeedOlympics! NMSU Team is Regional Winner at 2011 WeedOlympics.