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Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

posted on February 5, 2016 at 4:32 PM

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers
Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers saying ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ Full Story

New Mexico is 1st to issue plans to sue EPA over mine spill

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:19 PM

New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday. Full Story

New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Federal regulators refused to share water-quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest, a New Mexico official said Thursday. Full Story

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:13 PM

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers
Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers saying ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ Full Story

Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West

posted on August 14, 2015 at 6:02 PM

 Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West
Fallout continues in the wake of last week’s 3 million gallon discharge of mining waste that painted waterways a citrus hue out west. Full Story

Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

posted on April 2, 2015 at 2:51 PM

A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water each year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities. Full Story

Forecasts Show Drought Continuing in California, Southwest

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:59 PM

Federal agencies released a pair of forecasts showing dry conditions will persist in parts of the drought-stricken West, suggesting there won't be enough snow to boost water supplies. Full Story

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
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