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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 things dairy. 🖤🥛🐄🧀🖤🍦 #dairy #newmexicomilkmaid #nutritioninmilk #dairyproducts

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 designedContinue reading “The NM Grow Project 2020: Growing Connections to the Future of Agriculture”

Why Ag?

Our Lives Depend on Agriculture


100%

of us use agriculture each day

98%

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

166

# of people a U.S. farmer feeds annually

Less Than 2%

of our population are farmers & ranchers

Sources: USDA- ERS, American Farm Bureau Foundation