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Santa Fe National Forest Waives Fees On Veterans Day; SFNF Offices Closed Nov. 11 For The Federal Holiday
All SFNF offices will be closed that day in observance of the federal holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, Nov. 12.
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.
he United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and WildEarth Guardians reached an out-of-court resolution in the case WildEarth Guardians vs. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, et al. CV-13-00151-TUC-RCC in U.S. District Court in Arizona concerning the Mexican spotted owl.
The New Mexico Department of Agriculture will host two pesticide disposal events in the state during the month of November. The disposal events will allow agricultural producers, licensed pesticide dealers, pest control companies, golf courses and homeowners to properly dispose of unwanted pesticides at no cost to participants.
The United States Department of Agriculture approved the New Mexico Department of Agriculture’s state hemp production regulatory plan last week.
The farming and ranching industry was found to be the second-most favorable industry in the state of New Mexico, according to a recent survey conducted by The Garrity Group Public Relations firm. The farming and ranching industry received a 77% approval rating from a pool of 408 adult New Mexican residents.
Interested in a temporary job on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) next summer? The Forest Service is now accepting applications for temporary spring and summer positions on www.usajobs.gov. The application period closes Sept. 28.
USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending a suite of nationwide waivers for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) through the end of 2020, or until available funding runs out.
Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, hosted a roundtable with Farm to Table New Mexico and Sandoval County farmers to discuss their efforts to provide healthy, sustainable foods to New Mexicans and how New Mexico is utilizing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to support local food systems.