Initiative helps New Mexico remain as one of the top cheese makers in the U.S.

1 Apr 2024


New Mexico is home to multiple national laboratories and is the second-largest oil-producing state in the country. There are thriving space and technology ecosystems here.

A perhaps lesser known industry, which also generates billions of dollars of economic output annually and creates thousands of jobs across the state, is dairy production.

New Mexico is one of the largest dairy farming states in the country. New Mexico State University officials report it is the ninth-leading state in milk production and the fourth-leading cheese producer.

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