AEAB Extension Specialists Joseph Garcia
Joseph Garcia is an Extension Associate, and serves as an Extension Agriculture Agent for the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos.
He was born and raised in El Rito, New Mexico a small ranching/farming community located about 30 miles north of Espanola, New Mexico. Garcia grew up on the ranch that he owns and where he operates a cow-calf operation and also does farming. The daily operations consists of irrigating, planting, haying, weaning calves, winter feeding, bull selection, branding and fencing. Garcia was also involved in 4-H for over 8 years.
He attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Range Science.
Garcia is currently working as the Agriculture Agent for the Eight Northern Pueblos which are Taos, Picuris, Ohkay Owingeh, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Pojoaque, Nambe and Tesuque. He has also assisted in working with some of the Ten Southern Pueblos. His primary objectives are to provide educational information to Native American farmers and ranchers regarding USDA agricultural programs available to them. He also provides one-on-one technical and educational assistance to farmers and ranchers in business planning, management, loan packages, herd health, bull selection, and he coordinates agricultural workshops.
Office Location: 371 Alcalde St, County Rd 40, Alcalde, NM 87511