New Hemp Cultivation Rule
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List Of Pecan Buyer Licensees Now Available
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2018 Rounders Award Recipients
Artist Robert “Shoofly” Shufelt (far left) and weaver Irvin Trujillo (second from right) are 2018 Rounders Award recipients. New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte (far right) presented the awards to the two men Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Governor’s Residence in Santa Fe. The award is named after The Rounders, a classic western novel written by New Mexican Max Evans (second from left). Created in 1990 by former New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Frank DuBois, the purpose of the award is to honor those who live, promote and articulate the western way of life. This year’s recipients join 23 previous honorees, including Max Evans as the inaugural award recipient.
PECAN WEEVIL INTERIOR QUARANTINE
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Pecan Weevil is considered the most significant insect pest of pecan producers. Previous periodic introductions of pecan weevil into New Mexico have triggered grower specific quarantines and eradication procedures. Pecan weevil was recently confirmed in approximately 200 residential pecan trees in several eastern New Mexico pecan growing counties and several commercial pecan orchards. This recent widespread establishment of pecan weevil in eastern New Mexico’s residential areas has dictated a more comprehensive approach to maintaining New Mexico’s pecan weevil-free status. The Pecan Weevil Interior Quarantine restricts the transportation of pecan weevil from quarantine areas to non-quarantined areas by establishing quarantine areas, restrictions and treatment options on regulated articles, disposition protocol, and fees
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