Online Resources and Partnerships

Online Resources

The Museum offers the following online resources to assist teachers and visitors in their exploration of New Mexico agriculture.

Field Trip!

This site offers various educational “seed to consumer” videos produced by KRWG-TV 
www.fieldtrip-tv.com

United States Department of Agriculture’s Sci4Kids

This site offers AG-tivities for teachers and various games that connect students to the science of agriculture.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/

Kids Farm

Children can learn about farm animals, crops, and farm equipment at this easy to navigate site. 
http://www.kidsfarm.com/wheredo.htm

Kids Gardening

This site is a great resource for teachers endeavoring to set up a school garden or parents who want to turn the family garden into a learning tool.
http://www.kidsgardening.com

New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico’s arts and cultural heritage agencies including the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. Explore the other 14 divisions at this site.
www.newmexicoculture.org

Partnerships

Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico’s arts and cultural heritage agencies including the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. Explore the other 14 divisions at this site.
www.newmexicoculture.org

National History Day

Join secondary classrooms from throughout southern New Mexico as they do historical research and compete at regional, state and national contests for prizes and scholarships. This is a collaborative effort between the Museum, the New Mexico Humanities Council, and the New Mexico State University History Department and Library.
www.nhd.org

Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau

Museum staff works with the Las Cruces CVB to promote the area as a destination for tour groups and visitors from all over the world. The CVB always suggests the Museum as place to visit while in Las Cruces.
http://www.lascrucescvb.org/

Southwest Dairy Farmers

In addition to providing the Museum with an interactive dairy barn, Southwest Dairy Farmers provide interactive programs and ice cream sandwiches at the Museum’s annual Ice Cream Sunday event. www.southwestdairyfarmers.com

Doña Ana County Extension Service

Over 1,000 local 4th graders visit the Museum each year for Kids, Kows and More, an event which exposes students to many different aspects of agriculture. The Museum hosts the event and provides assistance to the Extension Service staff and volunteers. Doña Ana County Extension Service also works with the Museum at other events and venues including the Southern New Mexico State Fair. http://donaanaextension.nmsu.edu/

Prepare for Your Visit

Whether it’s the sunny summer or cosy winter, our outdoor activities are ready for those dressed appropriately for the season! Family, friends, and even neighbors can join the fun. Read more

Share on Social Media

Snap pictures and share your engaging, one-of-a-kind experiences on social media! Use the hashtag #nmfarmandranch on Instagram. Remember that the livestock barns close at 4 p.m., so get your cattle pictures early!

Navigating the Museum

NM Farm & Ranch is proudly accessible to all visitors requiring mobility assistance via our handicap parking, visitor drop off with automatic doors (west side/front entrance), accessible restrooms, available wheelchairs and ramps — all on one floor. Read more

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