Sending along information about an important survey being conducted by NMSU and UNM to better understand the impact the coronavirus is having on food security and access among New Mexicans. The survey was developed by a research team at the University of Vermont and Johns Hopkins University.
Seed to Supper is federally-funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and was created by NMSU’s Ideas for Cooking & Nutrition (ICAN) program.
NM Delegation Announces Funding For Arrowhead Center For Tribal Businesses, Entrepreneurship Hands-On Support Through NMSU And Navajo Technical University
U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has awarded an American Indian Business Enterprise grant to the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in conjunction with Navajo Technical University.
New Mexico farmers and ranchers interested in applying must do so through local governmental entities with proven land management capacity to support healthy soil.
The rule accompanies statutory language that provides NMDA specific administration authorities related to the licensing and inspection of laboratories testing raw hemp for regulatory purposes, as well as the licensing and inspection of persons breeding hemp that may possess plants greater than .3% and less than 5% THC. (Photo courtesy New Mexico Department of Agriculture)
The Valley Daily Post on the road in Las Cruces came across this gem on the NMSU campus.
Fabián García, a Mexican immigrant whose research at New Mexico State University helped influence agriculture nationwide, will be inducted this fall into the National Agricultural Center’s Hall of Fame in Kansas, joining the ranks of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Eli Whitney, among other notable contributors to agriculture.
New Mexico State University student Lindsay Redman, a native of Española (right) practices her Rhodes Scholarship interviewing skills with Honors College Associate Professor of English Tracey Miller-Tomlinson. (NMSU photo by Kristie Garcia)