Feb. 22, 2006 Notable Notes

BPA chapter to work at gas station

The Tucumcari High School chapter of Business Professionals of America will participate in a car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Conoco station, located at 4002 E. Tucumcari Blvd.

Fuel will be pumped and windows will be washed by BPA members. All work will be done for donations. Money raised will go toward the state BPA competition in March.

Cattle workshop coming in March

Quay County Extension Service will host a three-day Cattle Artificial Insemination Workshop, to be held at the Quay County Fairgrounds. Cost for the training is $285 per person, and the workshop is limited to 15 individuals.

The workshop will cover reproductive anatomy of the cow, techniques, and live cow practice on the first day. Second day agenda includes equipment needs and maintenance, semen handling practice, correct placement and live cow practice. The final day’s agenda will cover reproductive physiology of the cow, heat detection techniques, heat synchronization methods, semen handling practice and live cow practice.

Following the workshop a New Mexico certified-licensed Artificial Insemination Technician Exam will be administered if there are a minimum of five individuals interested. This exam will be administered through the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine for an additional cost of $150.

Pre-register by March 14 by contacting the Quay County Extension Office at (505) 461-0562.

Youth in Action group to participate in teleconference

The Quay County ASAP Coalition’s Youth in Action Group will participate in its monthly general teleconference at 7 p.m. Monday.

The teleconference will take place at the ASAP offices, 109 E. Main. For information call 461-4922.