Agriculture | Farming | Livestock

Farmer worries about the future of green chile in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Agriculture has been hit hard this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Glen Duggins, a chile farmer in Lemitar, says workers are hard to find right now and crops are hard to sell. Right now he has only half the crew he had last year.

4-H livestock show going virtual during coronavirus pandemic

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – State and county fairs across the nation have been canceled this year because of the coronavirus. However, one New Mexico county wanted to make sure students who’ve spent months raising livestock still get the opportunity to show off their work.

US lawmakers from agricultural states push for $1B in aid

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Congresswoman Xochitl Torres-Small is among a group of lawmakers from rural areas pushing legislation that calls for funneling as much as $1 billion in aid to states based on their contributions to regional and national food systems. The Democrat says the southern half of the state