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President's Budget Proposes Horse Slaughter Ban

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The president's budget calls for the funding prohibition to remain in place through the end of the next budget year in September 2015. Full Story

Salmonella outbreak linked to NM poultry hatchery

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:56 PM

A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday. Full Story

Plaintiffs Object To Bond In Horse Slaughter Case

posted on August 16, 2013 at 3:09 PM

The case has sparked an emotional national debate about whether horses are livestock or companion animals. Full Story

Groups In Federal Court To Block Horse Slaughter

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Valley Meat Co. of Roswell, N.M., has been at the forefront of the fight, pushing for more than a year for permission to convert its cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse Full Story

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)

posted on June 14, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)
Full Program: Gusty winds and bone-dry forests fuel wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico. For the second time in a year, the Senate approves its version of the Farm Bill. Despite planting delays, the government calls for record grain and oilseed production.... Full Story

Inspectors Clean New Mexico Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Valley Meat Co. has become ground zero for an emotional, national debate over a return to domestic horse slaughter. Full Story

New Mexico Grapples With Tough Choices As Drought Persists

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:20 PM

From the chile fields and pecan orchards of the Hatch and Mesilla valleys to Albuquerque, Santa Fe and beyond, New Mexicans are facing tough choices and dire consequences. Full Story

Horse Shooting Underscores Slaughter Debate

posted on March 28, 2013 at 12:56 PM

Horse slaughter opponents are pushing legislation in Congress to ban domestic slaughter, as well as the export of horses to other countries for slaughter. Full Story

Salmonella Confirmed in Peanut Butter Plant

posted on October 5, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Health officials have confirmed the presence of salmonella in a jar of peanut butter found in a victim's home. Full Story

NM Governor Asks Feds to Stop Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is asking federal officials not to allow a southeastern New Mexico company to open the nation's first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007. Martinez said Friday she plans to send a letter... Full Story

New Mexico Pecan Crop Ranks First in Value

posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Georgia had the larger pecan crop in the U.S. last year, but New Mexico's pecans ranked first by value, the Department of Agriculture said. Full Story

Hispanic Farmers Fight to Sue FDA

posted on October 23, 2009 at 3:10 PM

SALINAS, Calif (AP) — In their straw hats, rolled up sleeves and work boots, a dozen or so Latinos gathered by a field of ripening strawberries still look like farmers. Full Story

Vilsack Hears Discrimination Concerns

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:10 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (AP) — After years of watching white farmers receive timely loans and service, Virginia Garcia and her husband lost their Las Cruces farm 20 years ago due to what they claim were discriminatory practices by the U.S. Full Story

New Mexico Company To Develop Hydrogen Power Plant

posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M -- A New Mexico-based energy technology company says it plans to develop what it calls the world's first utility-scale, zero-emissions hydrogen power plant. Full Story

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