Fri November 5, 2010
Valley of Changes: New Mexico Agriculture Today
11/25: This program examines historic changes in New Mexico farming and its implications for the future economy and identity of the region.
Hear from farmers, farmworkers, researchers, state agriculture officials and others on issues of mechanization, farmworker displacement, immigration, the North American Free Trade Agreement and globalization, and localization, as well as the controversy over genetically-modified chile.
This program is part of an occasional series that examines key trends the state in the run up to the 100th anniversary of New Mexico statehood.
Produced by Kent Paterson. Made possible by grants from the New Mexico Humanities Council and the McCune Charitable Foundation.