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Dairy – Delicious, Nutritious, and A Way Of Life for the New Mexico Milkmaid.

It’s dairy for breakfast, dairy for lunch, and dairy for dinner. Although we’re familiar with the 9 essential nutrients (Calcium, Protein, Vitamin A/D/B12, Niacin, Riboflavin, Potassium & Phosphorus), there’s so much more that milk has to offer us and our environment. Luckily, I got to meat up with someone who helped fill me on all…

The NM Grow Project 2020: Growing Connections to the Future of Agriculture

This post is a follow up to a previous post: See NM Grow Project Grant Specifics Here New Mexico Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and New Mexico Agriculture in the Classroom (NMAITC) are excited to announce the 2020-2021 NM Grow Project Grant awardees. This is the second year of providing a unique grant opportunity designed…

Breakfast with Brit: Let’s “Beef” Up Your Learning!

May is National Beef Month! “Beef is the soul of cooking.” – Marie-Antoine Carame The soul of cooking, indeed. In the handful of breakfast meals that I have prepared so far, ~75% have been with beef, for good reason, too. Beef definitely marks high on the list when it comes to staple ingredients into our…

Why Ag?

Our Lives Depend on Agriculture


of us use agriculture each day


of U.S. farms are owned by: individuals, family partnerships, or family corporations


# of people a U.S. farmer feeds annually

Less Than 2%

of our population are farmers & ranchers

Sources: USDA- ERS, American Farm Bureau Foundation