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Media Productions Video Marketplace

The Media Productions Video Marketplace features videos produced by the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University. Popular titles are featured here, but there are many more titles of specialized interest available. For a list of Spanish titles, see the Videos en Español page.

To order your video, contact Media Productions at (575) 646-5368 or toll free: (888)750-4156.

For information on producing videos, see our Electronic Media Unit or call (575) 646-5368.

Southwest Yard & Garden

Finally! A TV gardening show for the Southwest! New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service, with public television stations across New Mexico, bring the outdoors inside every week with Southwest Yard and Garden.

Cost: $9.95 per episode, plus shipping & handling
Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes per episode

Season 1

Season 2

Birds of the Bosque

Bosque del Apache is a premier national wildlife refuge located in central New Mexico. This 15-minute video features many of the Bosque residents, including the endangered whooping crane, the greater sandhill crane, Rio Grande wild turkeys, and a variety of other species. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 15 minutes

Green Gold: From the Maya to the Moon

From locations across the globe, this award-winning video traces three treasures of the New World -- corn, potatoes and chile peppers -- and their phenomenal influence on human history. A story of exploration, discovery, life, and death, it poses the perplexing question: can we survive if we lose forever the genetically diverse, wild and weedy ancestors of our valuable food crops? Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes

Marketing Via the Internet

Take a look at the incredible possiblities of using the Internet for marketing and economic development. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 58 minutes

Evolution of the Rio Grande Valley

Through the magic of computer animation, travel back in time to the birth of the mighty Rio Grande Valley. This video takes an in-depth look at the Rio Grande, including how its soils and structures were formed. The Rio Grande's secrets can teach us about the cycles of life on a grand scale. Learn more...

Cost:$9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes

The Seamless Society: The Changing American Workplace

Decades ago, futurists predicted that our society would change greatly before the next millennium due to technological advances. Today that scenario has become a reality for many and it is most evident in the American workplace. View the progress of technology and its effect on the workplace. Seamless Society gives you profiles of several different business people and how they've learned to adapt in the age of telecommunications and virtual offices. See the consequences of these new business methods, as host Lowell Catlett shows you the pros and cons of technology in everyday life. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 57 minutes

Technology Unplugged

Join Barbara Copeland as she teaches you about computers, without even turning one on! If you've heard words like RAM, hard drive, database, and networking, but you never really understood what these terms mean, you'll love the way this video walks you through computer basics using plain, everyday English. Perfect for teachers and technology trainers of any skill level, this tape can help you develop a down-to-earth teaching style that makes technology easy to understand and fun to learn. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 17 minutes

It's Good Business: Processing Salsa Safely

This video presents step-by-step instructions for processing chile salsa correctly in order to avoid food borne illnesses or microbial contamination. Designed for the small-volume, independent food processor, it stresses the importance of sanitation, correct acidity (pH), proper processing time and temperature, and cleanliness. The video not only addresses safety issues of food processing, equipment use, and preparation techniques, but also employee safety and comfort.

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 12 minutes

Survivors in the Sand

Developed for prime-time national television, this award winning program takes you on location to the deserts of Australia, Israel, and the American Southwest. Viewers will meet the desert dwellers and scientists who are inventing ways to flourish in the largest ecosystem in the world arid lands. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes

The Chihuahuan Desert: Our North American Outback

The Chihuahuan Desert covers the border region of the United States and Mexico and is larger than over 60 percent of the world's nations. This video, hosted by ecologist Kevin Von Finger, looks at the characteristics, geology, and history of this arid land. By showing actual bones, footprints, and habitats of the animals that inhabited the area, The Chihuahuan Desert tells the story of the dramatic changes that took place to sculpt the desert into its current shape. This video is suited for secondary students and adults. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 12 minutes

Southwest Horizon Nature Series:

White Sands, White Wilderness:
A Visual Exploration of the World's Largest Gypsum Dunes

In this tape in the Southwest Horizons Nature Series, you will visit the wondrous gypsum dune environment of New Mexico's White Sands National Monument, the largest of its type in the world. Through dramatic video footage and colorful computer animation, this documentary details the geology, plants, wildlife, and ancestral peoples found nowhere else. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 57 minutes

Chiricahuas: Mountain Islands in the Desert

This tape in the Southwest Horizons Nature Series features the amazing animals, plants, geology, and people of the "wonderland of the rocks," the Chiricahua Mountains on the New Mexico/Arizona border. Plant and animal species meet here in this spectaular biological crossroads of the Chihuahuan and Sonoran Deserts, the Rocky Mountains and Mexico's Sierra Madres. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 61 minutes

Bosque Del Apache: Ancient Flyway Along the Rio Grande

This video showcases the beautiful birds, mammals and scenery of New Mexico's Bosque del Apache refuge. Tens of thousands of birds migrate here every year. This tape focuses on the beauty of the Bosque and slow motion flight. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada & Mexico: $4.00 -- Overseas: $6.95)
Approximate Running Time: 14 minutes

Southwest Horizons: Videotape series

Explore the wonders of White Sands, the majestic mountains of the desert and experience the magic of bird migration in this dramatic three-video series. These videos feature the people, wildlife and geology of the American Southwest.

Cost: $19.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada & Mexico: $4.00 -- Overseas: $6.95)

Heat Up Your Life Series:

Peppers and People

This video series takes you into the wonderful, wacky world of the hot and spicy. Join chile expert Dave De Witt as he travels the globe in search of the best in pungent peppers. Episode One explores how chile peppers changed our world by influencing science, diets, and absurd human behavior. Learn more...

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes

From Seed to Salsa

This video series takes you into the wonderful, wacky world of the hot and spicy. Join chile expert Dave De Witt as he travels the globe in search of the best in pungent peppers. Episode Two shows how peppers are grown, harvested, processed and sold, as Dave embarks on a quest to find the elusive chile pepper shrine in southern Florida.

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes

Hot Plates!

This video series takes you into the wonderful, wacky world of the hot and spicy. Join chile expert Dave De Witt as he travels the globe in search of the best in pungent peppers. Episode Three focuses on the culinary delights of hot and spicy food. From Miami to Los Angeles, from Jamaica to Mexico, the best in fiery foods are featured.

Cost: $9.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)
Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes

Heat Up Your Life Series

This video series takes you into the wonderful, wacky world of the hot and spicy. The package includes all three episodes: "Peppers and People", "From Seed to Salsa", and "Hot Plates!"

Cost: $19.95 plus shipping & handling (U.S., Canada, and Mexico: $4.00. Overseas: $6.95.)