New Mexico

Holistic Management International (HMI)

Holistic Management International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. Our programs serve to improve the land, preserve water resources, train agricultural producers, and enhance and sustain lives in ways that are meaningful, productive, and profitable. Major programs include: Kids on the Land, Gen Next, Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, Future Farms and Ranches, Ag Town Turnaround, and Professional Development (for land resource management).

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • National
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia

United Way of New Mexico

The United Way of New Mexico offers a bare bones systems of referrals and information. They do not directly offer emergency services but provide free information and referrals to health and human services, government agencies, and community based organizations through their 211 hotline (505.245.1735). Most of the help they offer is based in central NM.

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  • Crisis Assistance

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  • New Mexico

NEW MEXICO STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Service New Mexico State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

New Mexico State Farm Service Agency (FSA)

The primary mission of the New Mexico State FSA is to assist farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, and other available resources.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Agriculture Organic Program

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture Organic Program provides organic certification services and production, certification and marketing assistance for organic and transitioning producers.

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

New Mexico Agricultural Mediation Program

The New Mexico Agricultural Mediation Program (NMAMP) mediates agricultural disputes between farmers and ranchers and USDA throughout the state. The program is administered by the Cooperative Extension Program at New Mexico State University and has been certified by the USDA.

We specialize in:

  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

NMSU Cooperative Extension Service

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

We specialize in:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

SARE – NM (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, New Mexico)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture. NM SARE is in the Southern SARE region.

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  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

Quivira Coalition

“The Quivira Coalition builds soil, biodiversity, and resilience on western working landscapes. We foster ecological, economic, and social health through education, innovation, and collaboration.

Our Land and Water program helps ranchers develop plans and management strategies for restoring and building resilience on slope wetlands, grasslands, and other working landscapes.
Our New Agrarian program helps to ensure that living and working knowledge of these practices, and the landscape itself, is stewarded into the future.
Our Education program, including our annual conference and open source publications, creates a space for our coalition to share ideas and resources, and for the general public to learn about the critical role working lands play in the health of our food systems, communities, and our planet.
Our Carbon Ranch Initiative is working to build the capacity of producers, land managers, and technical service providers to implement land management practices focused on mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.
At the foundation of all our work is the concept that well managed working rangelands and forests are two of the most effective, efficient, and immediately viable paths to remedy the devastating impacts of climate change.”

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Western Extension Risk Management Education

“The Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center) is one of five USDA NIFA Extension Risk Management Education Centers. Partnering with state university Extension educators and public and private sector partners in the west, the Center provides tools and training to support producers in establishing long-term risk management strategies that will strengthen the economic viability of their farm and ranch enterprises.”

We specialize in:

  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

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We work in these areas:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming