New Mexico Department of Agrictulture Investigation Possible Pecan Weevil Infestation South of Carlsbad

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT LOCAL REPORTS OF PECAN WEEVIL ACTIVITY IN CHAVES AND EDDY COUNTIES. THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS NOW CONFIRMED ONE RESIDENTAL PECAN TREE IN ROSWELL HAS EVIDENCE OF AN INFESTATION. IN ARTESIA, THERE ARE MORE THAN 150 RESIDENTIAL PECAN TREES BELIEVED TO BE INFESTED. AGENTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT ARE ALSO WORKING TO CONFIRM AN INFESTATION AT A HOME SOUTH OF CARLSBAD.