New Mexico Department of Agriculture


Ag Products To Consumers


PLEASE NOTE: The NMDA main building doors are locked.
To reach us, call 575-646-3007 or email nmagsec@nmda.nmsu.edu. Our staff is available as needed for necessary business operations including, but not limited to, licensing, regulation, sampling on a complaint basis and functions related to our metrology lab, chemistry lab, petroleum lab and seed lab. Please expect a delay in lab result reporting. For info about VDS, Albuquerque office or Peanut Grading Station, click on the COVID-19 drop-down menu.

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Our Vision
NMDA benefits the public by promoting the viability and advancement of New Mexico agriculture and affiliated industries.

Our Mission
NMDA promotes a fair marketplace, food protection, marketing, and economic development; supports the beneficial use and conservation of natural resources; and works cooperatively with the public and private sectors.

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Unsolicited Seed Package Reporting Form

Please use this form to report the receipt of unsolicited seed packages.

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NMDA’s Healthy Soil Program

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Asian giant hornet not present in New Mexico

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Temporary Reid Vapor Pressure Waiver Available


The New Hemp Homepage has arrived

Find all hemp related information and documents here


Enchanted AgriCulture, Food & Cuisine Magazine now available

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture and Farm Flavor Media have collaborated to bring you the fourth edition of Enchanted AgriCulture, Food & Cuisine, a guide to New Mexico’s food and farms. The 2020 publication includes an overview of New Mexico’s food, farming and agribusiness sectors, a glimpse at the state’s leading agriculture products, and a variety of both entertaining and informative stories addressing the many facets that make up our state’s agriculture industry. With topics ranging from New Mexico’s fine cuisine and spirit options to the state’s one-of-a-kind entertainment festivities, we hope this edition of Enchanted AgriCulture, Food & Cuisine inspires, educates and stimulates a desire for you to explore all that the Land of Enchantment has to offer.

Please invite others to join in the journey as well!
Visit NM-agriculture.com for more information.


Census 2020 Logo

The 2020 U.S. Census is EASY. The census asks just 10 questions and takes 10 minutes to respond. When you respond to the census, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020, and include everyone who lives in your household.  You’ll have three options for responding: online, by mail, or by phone. Due to COVID-19, the deadline to self-respond has been extended to October 31, 2020. One of the best ways to ensure all communities in New Mexico are treated fairly in the distribution of public goods and services is to ensure they are equally represented. The census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution and happens once every 10 years. It serves as a count of everyone living in the U.S. and impacts all communities across New Mexico. The census determines how more than $800 billion in federal funds are distributed to communities across the U.S., including ​over $7.8 billion right here in New Mexico. Visit www.icountnm.gov for more information.


PECAN WEEVIL INTERIOR QUARANTINE

Pecan weevil larva can be found in the shells of pecans.

View the full rule here.

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.

Questions? Contact New Mexico Department of Agriculture at 575-646-3007 or email blewis@nmda.nmsu.edu

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