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History-making NMSU Extension agent to be inducted into National Agricultural Hall of Fame (September 18, 2023)
New Mexico State Fair, NMDA Announce 2023 Farm and Ranch Families of the Year (September 14, 2023)
NMDA hosts re-launch party for New Mexico- Taste the Tradition/Grown with Tradition Logo Program (September 13, 2023)
Open house to discuss pecan weevil quarantine set for Sept. 26 in Tularosa (September 13, 2023)
Salsas, cheeseburgers, jerky battle it out at state fair (September 7, 2023)
Products of enchantment return to state fair (September 7, 2023)
Open house to discuss pecan weevil quarantine set for Sept. 12 in Artesia (September 1, 2023)
NMDA seeks input on funding priorities for $4.6 million USDA infrastructure grant (August 17, 2023)
New Mexico Celebrates LocalFoodConnectsNM Month (August 11, 2023)
NMDA continues work with the New Mexico-Sonora Commission to improve livestock health on both sides of the border (August 4, 2023)
New Mexico Celebrates LocalFoodConnectsNM Month & National Farmers Market Week (August 3, 2023)
Registration open for free New Mexico Agritourism Symposium (July 14, 2023)
Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for NMDA State Laboratory Buildings (July 13, 2023)
NMDA re-launches NEW MEXICO–Taste the Tradition/Grown with Tradition Logo Program (June 20, 2023)
NMDA’s Agricultural Workforce Development Program application period opens June 19 (June 19, 2023)
New Mexico farmers have less than one week left to return the 2022 Census of Agriculture (May 24, 2023)
NMDA accepting Healthy Soil Program grant applications from Eligible Entities beginning April 11 (March 28, 2023)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture to host pesticide disposal event in Clovis April 5 (March 22, 2023)
New report reveals growing footprint, influence of food, ag sector in New Mexico’s economy beating pre-pandemic levels (March 21, 2023)
Agriculture producers encouraged to apply to the Regional Farm to Food Bank Program (March 2, 2023)
NMDA accepting Healthy Soil Program grant applications from Individual Applicants beginning Feb. 17 (February 1, 2023)
2022 Census of Agriculture underway (January 25, 2023)
NMDA asks pecan consumers, growers to be aware of pecan weevil  (January 23, 2023)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture announces new chef ambassadors  (January 13, 2023)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture awards over $560,000 in funding for seven Specialty Crop Block Grant Program projects  (December 20, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture to hold specialty crop grant program workshops in January  (December 19, 2022)
Alfalfa cube recall issued for product distributed in New Mexico (December 17, 2022)
New Mexico producers are invited to meet with Mexican cattle buyers  (December 7, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture presents the New Mexico Taste the Tradition Holiday Lookbook (November 23, 2022)
Open house to discuss pecan weevil quarantine set for Nov. 16 in Tularosa  (November 10, 2022)
Three New Mexico artists receive Rounders Award  (October 25, 2022)
Healthy Soil Program awards $1.1 million in funding for 51 projects (October 12, 2022) 
USDA confirms highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard non-poultry flock in New Mexico  (October 6, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture will host two pesticide disposal events in October (October 3, 2022)
AG Day showcases New Mexico agriculture Sept. 24 (September 16, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture seeks chef ambassadors  (September 13, 2022)
New Mexico wine industry gets boost from vineyard restoration fund  (September 6, 2022)
NMSU, NMDA food protection center receives grant to create listeria control specialists in New Mexico  (September 6, 2022)
Salsas, cheeseburgers battle it out at state fair (August 30, 2022)
Products of enchantment showcased at state fair (August 29, 2022)
11th annual New Mexico Food Protection Alliance Conference focuses on post-pandemic challenges  (August 26, 2022)
Public hearings regarding pecan weevil quarantine scheduled for Aug. 26, Aug. 29, Sept. 9 (August 11, 2022)
Post-fire agricultural workshop set for Aug. 16 in Mora (August 9, 2022)
Agriculture-related wildfire recovery meeting set for Aug. 10 in Sierra County (August 2, 2022)
Open forum to discuss pecan weevil quarantine set for July 27 in Tularosa (July 20, 2022)
Agriculture-related informational open house set for July 14 in Mora County  (July 7, 2022)
State of New Mexico encourages wildfire-impacted landowners to apply for federal emergency watershed protection assistance  (June 27, 2022)
New Mexico Agricultural Innovation and Trade Mission to England, Scotland set for June 25-July 3  (June 22, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture commercial wins second award, Telly Awards Bronze (June 13, 2022)
NMDA’s Agricultural Workforce Development Program application period opens June 10 (June 6, 2022)
Agriculture, natural resources fire assistance open house set for June 9 in Las Vegas (June 3, 2022)
$5 Challenge promotes New Mexico agricultural products  (May 31, 2022)
Deadline extended for New Mexico Department of Agriculture Healthy Soil Program grant applications  (May 12, 2022)
The Fresh Chile Co. brings home the gold at SIAL America trade show  (May 11, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture commercial produced by Media Matched Advertising wins first-tier Silver ADDY Award  (May 10, 2022)
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 7 is reminder for New Mexicans to stay vigilant (May 6, 2022)
New Mexico chile industry meeting set for May 10 (May 2, 2022)
Grant funding available for New Mexico organic operations (April 12, 2022)
Chile Labor Incentive Program funding available (April 8, 2022)
AgriFuture event registration deadline fast approaching (March 29, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture plans pesticide disposal event in April (March 29, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture accepting Healthy Soil Program grant applications beginning March 18, 2022  (March 11, 2022)
NMDA receives grant to bolster mental health resources in New Mexico (March 7, 2022)
Public hearing regarding NMDA rulemaking procedure amendments scheduled for April 13 (February 22, 2022)
AgriFuture event comes to Albuquerque in May  (February 16, 2022)
February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month (February 11, 2022)
Executive budget recommendation includes investments in hunger initiatives, economy, preparedness (January 7, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture to hold specialty crop grant program workshops in January (January 5, 2022)
New Mexico Department of Agriculture to host Healthy Soil Program outreach webinars in January (January 4, 2022)