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Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory
California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark. Full Story

Group Levels Abuse Allegations Against New Mexico Dairy

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire... Full Story

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest

posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest
In Hawaii, lava from one of the world’s most active volcanoes continued its slow but steady creep, nearing rural homes on the Big Island. While Kilauea, has erupted continuously since 1983, scientists warn if the current trail of magma... Full Story

New Mexico's green chile harvest in full swing

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:33 AM

The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing. Full Story

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
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