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Acequia Community Spotlight: San Mateo Irrigation Association

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Jack Márquez was born and raised in the beautiful agricultural community of San Mateo, New Mexico. Jack moved to Missouri in 1970 after graduating from high school to pursue work then moved on to California in 1974 to start his own business. Jack started L&M Editorial Repair in Burbank California providing editing equipment to film […]

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Native Medicines for NM Pollinators

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By Melanie Margarita Kirby   Melanie Margarita Kirby is founder of Zia Queenbees Farm & Field Institute. She is a native New Mexican from Tortugas Pueblo and has been keeping bees professionally for 20 years. Her farm specializes in local honey bee breeding, pollination services, and exquisite hive medicines. For more info, visit www.ziaqueenbees.com/zia Sol, […]

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Legislative Report on Water & Acequias

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By Paula Garcia At press time, the 2017 Legislative session is in the final stretch as the legislature deliberates and votes on hundreds of bills and works on balancing the state budget. Among the many bills, there were several substantive pieces of legislation dealing with water, agriculture, rural development, and, of course, acequias. NMAA focused […]

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