New Mexico farmers and ranchers interested in applying must do so through local governmental entities with proven land management capacity to support healthy soil.
Luján, Udall, Heinrich, and Lujan Grisham Fight For New Mexico’s Farmers And Ranchers Impacted By Natural Disasters
Heinrich Stands Up For NM Chile Farmers U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) raised concerns over reports of an out-of-state company manufacturing and marketing its products under the guise of authentic chile from Hatch, New Mexico. He issued the following statement today calling for better labeling protections for locally-produced products:“I am proud of our state’s chile […]
The Garlic Harvest Festival will be “Ajo”rageously fun! ESPAÑOLA – Time to get your palas out, wake up early, and harvest some ajo! The eighth annual AFSC@ Sostenga Garlic Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 7 am – 1 pm. During this annual event, held at the ¡Sostenga! Farm at […]
USDA Rural Development Seeks Applications For Grants ALBUQUERQUE ― USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner announces the availability of grant funds to provide technical assistance to rural ag producers from socially-disadvantaged groups that have experienced race, ethnic or gender prejudice. “These grants will help women, Hispanic, African-American and other farmers and ranchers obtain the tools and develop […]
USDA Launches Tool To Provide Assistance To Local Ag Producers ALBUQUERQUE – The US Department of Agriculture launched a new tool that will help the agricultural producers across the country request conservation technical and financial assistance without visiting their local USDA Service Center in person. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday that farmers, ranchers, […]