LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico Division of Agriculture is looking for pictures from the state’s agriculture business for its show on the New Mexico State Truthful in Albuquerque in September.
Titled “NM Agriculture By no means Stops,” the show will function pictures and captions of these within the agriculture and meals business who demonstrated resilience in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals and agriculture-related companies are “important” daily, and the pandemic emphasised the significance of the native meals provide. The state’s Public Well being Order acknowledged the significance of the meals and agriculture sector, making certain that its operations may proceed. And New Mexico producers by no means stopped.
Anybody thinking about submitting a photograph (excessive decision solely) ought to e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, July 28. Please embody a caption of 200 phrases or fewer describing the picture.
New Mexico Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte mentioned that is the proper alternative to spotlight the state’s agriculture business for its effort and fortitude in the course of the pandemic.
“Throughout a pandemic, agriculture doesn’t simply cease,” mentioned Witte. “Folks and animals nonetheless want meals, crops nonetheless should be harvested, cows should be milked, and meals nonetheless must be processed. New Mexico’s farmers, ranchers, processors, retailers – and all the ag group – discovered methods to proceed to ship for fellow residents. This show will permit us to inform the story of how ag by no means stopped.”
The New Mexico State Truthful runs Thursday, Sept. 9 via Sunday, Sept. 19. The “NM Ag By no means Stops” show might be positioned adjoining to the Nation Retailer within the Agriculture Constructing, positioned west of the Manuel Lujan constructing.
NMDA can’t assure all submitted pictures might be used, as area is restricted.
For extra data, please name the NMDA Advertising Division at 575-649-4929.
The New Mexico Division of Agriculture advantages the general public by selling the viability and development of New Mexico agriculture and affiliated industries. The company promotes a good market, meals safety, advertising, and financial growth; helps the useful use and conservation of pure assets; and works cooperatively with the private and non-private sectors. For grant cycles starting in 2019, the company has administered over $1.5 million in funds to assist agriculture initiatives within the state via the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program and Wholesome Soil Program mixed.
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