Tractor in a farm field

CEA’s Victoria Gonzales looks at how New Mexico’s farmers and agriculture supply chain are reliant on energy to plant, harvest, and prepare crops for distribution to families and restaurants across the state and nation.\

[T]he state’s diverse agriculture industry, both in crops and in the people who grow them, requires efficient and affordable energy. In the past decade, the number of young and minority farmers has risen by about 50%, and they require low-cost energy such as natural gas to sustain their operations. Plus, capital investments for energy infrastructure are vital to support them and rural consumers.

Read more – Las Cruces Sun News