New Mexico

NM pecan weevil quarantines in effect, buyers must be licensed

In an effort to prevent the spread of nut pests – primarily pecan weevil – pecan buyers must be licensed through the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. more »

How is drought affecting irrigation water for pecans?

The pecan industry is valued at about $400 million, but producers in the Southwest have to find solutions to limited and brackish water to stay in the game. more »

New Mexico pecan weevil exterior quarantine public hearing terminated

Previously scheduled for Nov. 15, a new date has not yet been scheduled for the public hearing. more »

Hort pioneer who planted some of the first pecan trees in NM honored

Fabián García, a Mexican immigrant whose research helped influence agriculture nationwide, joins the ranks of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Eli Whitney, among other notable contributors to agriculture. more »

Minimized risk from climate extremes sought for Southwest growers

More than two dozen researchers across California, Arizona and New Mexico are looking for ways to improve groundwater and develop management strategies that are adapted to climate change to ensure irrigated agriculture sustainability. more »

New Mexico pecan producers beating the odds with irrigation moves

Ranchers cull cattle and farmers fallow land as New Mexico suffers from extensive drought like the rest of the West. But the state's pecan growers – which grow 35% of U.S. pecans – have adapted well in these conditions. more »

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