Biosecurity

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

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Updated April 27, 2022 As of April 27, 2022, there have been no confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in New Mexico. Over 20 states have had confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in domestic flocks. These include commercial operations and backyard flocks. For the most recent list of 2022 confirmations of Highly … Continue reading Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  NMDA Contact: Baylee BanksCommunications Assistant, New Mexico Department of Agriculturebbanks@nmda.nmsu.edu575-339-5011 (Kristie Garcia, Public Affairs Director) July 13, 2020 NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. LAS CRUCES – New Mexico’s agriculture industry provides many resources that are crucial to the state’s communities … Continue reading NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic

Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in New Mexico Horses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Dr. Ralph ZimmermanState Veterinarian, New Mexico Livestock Boardwww.nmlbonline.comRalph.Zimmerman@state.nm.us505-841-6161 April 15, 2020 Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in New Mexico Horses – April 2020 ALBUQUERQUE – On April 13, 2020, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed a finding of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) infection (Indiana serotype) on an equine premises … Continue reading Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in New Mexico Horses

Dr. Tim Hanosh of NMDA and NMSU named 2019 Veterinarian of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kristie GarciaPublic Affairs Director, New Mexico Department of Agriculturekrgarcia@nmda.nmsu.edu575-646-2804 Feb. 13, 2020 Dr. Tim Hanosh of NMDA and NMSU named 2019 Veterinarian of the Year New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association to present award Feb. 22 Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. ALBUQUERQUE – Dr. Tim Hanosh, director of the … Continue reading Dr. Tim Hanosh of NMDA and NMSU named 2019 Veterinarian of the Year