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

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Extension Departments

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The base programs of the Cooperative Extension Service are:

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

Program Areas

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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Publications and Ebooks Publications & eBooks

FREE! Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station publications.

News ACES News

Troublesome Weeds of New Mexico Troublesome Weeds

Desert Blooms website Desert Blooms

Southwest Plant Selector App SW Plant Selector App

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