Cooperative Extension Service

Providing the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

The base programs of the Cooperative Extension Service are:

  • agriculture and natural resources,
  • consumer and family issues,
  • youth development and
  • community economic development.

Expert Answers for Everyday Questions

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Southwest Border Food Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center
Fosters, promotes, and implements an Emergency Management program that protects New Mexico citizens and communities from the effects of emergencies and disasters.

Drought Resources

Publications to assist New Mexico's ranchers, farmers, and homeowners cope with our current extreme drought conditions.


Extension touches 650,000 New Mexicans every year.
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