Insects could affect crop production For the Las Cruces Bulletin Entomologists at New Mexico State University are warning growers of the possibility of finding new invasive insect pests in New Mexico affecting numerous crops including alfalfa hay, sorghum and a number of vegetables and fruits. “It’s a continual struggle,” said Jane Pierce, NMSU Extension entomologist. “We try to intercept them before they get into the U.S., then before they get into New Mexico, but insects are often ... CONTINUE
2015 Burger Time golf tourney set for early July Bulletin Staff Report Last year the annual Burger Time “All Activities” High School Golf Tournament brought in $275,000 for high school activities in Las Cruces. Scheduled for Thursday to Saturday, July 9 to 11 at Red Hawk Golf Club, the event is in its 22nd year. The tournament started out as a fundraiser for Las Cruces high school football teams, but has expanded to include a variety of programs. ... CONTINUE
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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Mert Erim’s dream is to become an American citizen. The 21-year-old Turkish national is attending New Mexico State University on a student visa, which means he cannot receive financial aid or other benefits, and his work hours are limited. His family members back home has already helped him out financially as much as they can. Erim is trying to raise enough money to pay for another year and a-half at ... CONTINUE
Mammogram: ‘It can save my life’ By Susie Ouderkirk The Las Cruces Bulletin I got a mammogram – my first ever. I should have done it sooner, I know. A mammogram can save my life. I believe in the procedure in theory, but I won’t lie – I was dreading it. However, Anita Rockett, the marketing director for Memorial Medical Center, suggested I take one for the team and have it done as ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces Bulletin For seven years, the Artists of Picacho Hills — an artists’ association formed by a group of friends in 2008 which includes painters, sculptors, photographers, woodworkers, potters, jewelers, textile and multimedia artists and more — has been hosting its annual Art in the Garden tour, during which member artists display their finest wares in the beautiful gardens throughout the exclusive neighborhood located just west of Las Cruces. In its first ... CONTINUE