New Mexico agricultural producers are invited to attend virtual sessions regarding drought management and the water outlook in the state. The Southwest Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center at New Mexico State University will host the sessions via Zoom.
Española Community Market Co-operative (aka ECM) announced today that it is considering a strategic re-direction for its health food cooperative – located at 312 S. Paseo de Onate in Española’s west side – principally caused by lower sales in the last year.
The New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) and its NEW MEXICO—Taste the Tradition® program took to social media Aug. 11 to announce a contest to promote the state’s 2020 chile pepper harvest.
It’s not too late for New Mexico farmers and ranchers to apply for financial relief as a result of impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline to apply for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is Friday, Aug. 28.
June Progress Report Shows USDA Played Key Role in Connecting 430,000 Rural Americans, Improving Investment Data, and Cutting Red-Tape.
The New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) has scheduled a virtual hearing Wednesday, July 29 to receive public input on an amendment to the 21.18.3 NMAC, Commercial Feeds rule.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more than 20 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a time when New Mexican’s are challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and seniors and students are no longer able to participate in meals at senior centers and schools, New Mexico seniors are benefiting from a new state initiative called the New Mexico Grown Fruits and Vegetables for Senior Meals Program Pilot. This Wednesday, June 24th at 12 noon, local farmers will deliver freshly picked vegetables to the Sandoval County Meadowlark Senior Center located at 4330 Meadowlark Lane, Rio Rancho, to be prepped Thursday, and delivered to seniors Friday to enjoy.
State Land Office And Partners Offering Drought Resource Webinar Series For Agricultural And Grazing Lessees
The New Mexico State Land Office (SLO), in partnership with the Quivira Coalition (QC), the Coalition to Enhance Working Lands (CEWL), and the Western Landowners Alliance (WLA), will offer a three-part webinar series for grazing lessees and agricultural producers with information and resources related to drought management.
New Mexico Secretary Of Agriculture Appointed To U.S. EPA Farm, Ranch, And Rural Communities Committee
New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte was appointed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler as one of 33 new members to serve on the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) Wednesday.