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Leonard Trujillo, Dale Archuleta, Larry Maston

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New Updates

Next meeting will be a Quarterly Meeting 

October 1, 2019

BID Office 6:30 Pm 

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Troublesome Weed of the Month

Class B

Russian Knapweed

Acroptilon repens'

Herbaceous perennial that invades pastures, degraded croplands, alfalfa fields, rangeland, roadsides, riparian areas, and irrigation ditches

ALSO KNOWN AS: Hardheads, Russian starthistle, Turkestan thistle

STEMS/LEAVES: Numerouse branching stems (1-3 ft tall); lower leaves (1.5-4 in. long) alternate and have lobed or wavy margins; upper leaves are linear or lanceolate; leaves are green to light green and DO NOT form wings on stems; leaves and stems coverd with dense gray hairs

FLOWERS: Flower heads (0.25-0.5 in. diameter) round or hemispheric with pink, lavender, or white flowers; below flowers are numerous green, papery bracts

ROOTS: Extensive creeping root system; roots have a brown to black scaly appearance, especially near soil surface

REPRODUCTION: Vegetative and seed reproduction; most reproduction is from buds on creeping  perennial

MANAGEMENT DO'S AND DON'TS : 

  • Prevention and early detection are essential ; large infestations are extremely difficult to control
  • Prevention and Maintenance of a healthy plant community are the best management methods
  • Herbicides are effective

NMSU: Troublesome Weeds of New Mexico College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University        

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What's Happening on The Ditch?

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We have been working hard to clear the ditch bank. Great Job Guys!

Please work with your neighbors to keep all lateral  lines functional. Lateral lines are property owners responsibility to maintain. It helps to form an association.

Water is a precious commodity

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 New Mexico's very viability as a state is dependent on its scant water supply. It will be up to all of us to help keep our rivers healthy , our reservoirs from shrinking and our cities and farmers with water. Please do your part and conserve when you can. Work together as a community to insure we have less stressed crops and healthy stock. Irrigation systems


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