The Agricultural Programs and Resources Division monitors, analyzes, and disseminates information to influence policy decisions affecting viability of agriculture and sustainability of New Mexico’s natural resources. Staff provides technical and administrative resources and planning assistance to soil and water conservation districts and the agricultural industry.
NMDA administers various state laws and rules to protect New Mexico’s environment and natural resources while utilizing programs including:
- Acequia and Community Ditch Fund
- Noxious Weed Information
- Rangeland and Grazing Issues
- Soil and Water Conservation Programs
- Water and Natural Resources Policy
Julie Maitland, APR Division Director