Biosecurity: General Information

The NMDA’s office of biosecurity strives to protect New Mexico agriculture’s critical infrastructure. This is accomplished through planning, training and, when necessary, assisting in the response to all-hazard events. This is largely achieved through a partnership with the Southwest Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center. The NMDA office of biosecurity also has a partnership … Continue reading Biosecurity: General Information

Ag Reporting Hotline available to report suspicious activity

For immediate release Jan. 24, 2019 Media Contact: Baylee Banks New Mexico Department of Agriculture 575-646-1864, bbanks@nmda.nmsu.edu  Agricultural Reporting Hotline available to anonymously report suspicious activity (Las Cruces, New Mexico) – If you suspect suspicious activity within the agriculture community, such as ongoing pecan or cattle theft, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture’s office of … Continue reading Ag Reporting Hotline available to report suspicious activity

Joe Kenmore receives first-ever Agriculture and Food Emergency Management Appreciation Award

For immediate release Aug. 30, 2018 Media Contact: Kristie Garcia, Public Information Officer, New Mexico Department of Agriculture 575-646-2804, krgarcia@nmda.nmsu.edu Lincoln County Emergency Services Director receives first-ever Agriculture and Food Emergency Management Appreciation Award (Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Joe Kenmore, Lincoln County New Mexico Emergency Services Director, received the first-ever Agriculture and Food Emergency Management … Continue reading Joe Kenmore receives first-ever Agriculture and Food Emergency Management Appreciation Award

Multi-agency emergency livestock incident training held July 23-24

FOR IMMEDIATELY RELEASE Aug. 2, 2018 Media Contact: Kristie Garcia, Public Information Officer, New Mexico Department of Agriculture 575-646-2804, krgarcia@nmda.nmsu.edu Federal, state, local agencies participated in emergency livestock incident training last week  (ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO) – It’s not every day you see an aircraft carrying 200 cows land at the Albuquerque International Sunport. But it … Continue reading Multi-agency emergency livestock incident training held July 23-24

Agricultural Production Service

This division has a wide range of responsibilities, including the Commercial Feed Law, Commercial Seed Law and Fertilizer Act. Dairy Feed, Seed and Fertilizer FSMA – Produce Safety Biosecurity Dustin Cox, APS Division Director ddaps@nmda.nmsu.edu 505-841-9425