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

NMDA’s Healthy Soil Program: Application requirements for Individual Applicants

Please see overarching information for Individual Applicants (and other applicant types) on the Healthy Soil Program webpage. Individual Applicants seeking a grant from NMDA’s Healthy Soil Program include individuals, businesses, and nonprofits engaged in farming, ranching, or other forms of land management.  Individual Applicants cannot apply without two requirements: A conservation plan from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation … Continue reading NMDA’s Healthy Soil Program: Application requirements for Individual Applicants

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

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