Rangeland and Grazing Issues

Federal Grazing Lands Range and forest lands constitute a significant portion of New Mexico’s 78 million-acre land base.  Federal agencies control approximately 34 percent of the land mass of New Mexico.  State trust and private land intermingle with federal land, resulting in a mosaic of ownership that complicates rangeland management.  A single ranch often contains … Continue reading Rangeland and Grazing Issues

New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to take advantage of drought management resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kristie GarciaPublic Affairs Director, New Mexico Department of Agriculturekrgarcia@nmda.nmsu.edu575-339-5011 March 2, 2021 New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to take advantage of drought management resources Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. LAS CRUCES – Despite the recent storms in the region, New Mexico’s drought intensity levels remain at severe, extreme or exceptional, … Continue reading New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to take advantage of drought management resources

New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to attend drought management virtual sessions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kristie GarciaPublic Affairs Director, New Mexico Department of Agriculturekrgarcia@nmda.nmsu.edu575-339-5011 Nov. 24, 2020 New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to attend drought management virtual sessions Eastern New Mexico producers invited to Dec. 1 session Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. LAS CRUCES – New Mexico agricultural producers are invited to attend online … Continue reading New Mexico agricultural producers encouraged to attend drought management virtual sessions

NMSU Extension to provide pesticide applicator training online

News Release Oct. 12, 2020 WRITER: Jane Moorman, 505-249-0527, jmoorman@nmsu.eduCONTACT: Phillip Lujan, 575-646-1822, pl11@nmsu.edu NMSU Extension to provide pesticide applicator training online Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. The pesticide safety education program at New Mexico State University is now offering workshops two ways online. Pesticide applicators may earn continuing education units by … Continue reading NMSU Extension to provide pesticide applicator training online

Se motiva a los productores agrícolas de Nuevo México a aprovechar los recursos para gestión de la sequía

PARA DIFUSIÓN INMEDIATA: 2 de marzo de 2021 Se motiva a los productores agrícolas de Nuevo México a aprovechar los recursos para gestión de la sequía  Click here for the English version of this article. LAS CRUCES – A pesar de las recientes tormentas en la región, los niveles de intensidad de la sequía en … Continue reading Se motiva a los productores agrícolas de Nuevo México a aprovechar los recursos para gestión de la sequía