College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) ACES History Portal

To help celebrate the national Centennial of the Cooperative Extension System, ACES looks back to the birth of the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. Browse through these historical photos and publications, documenting the Extension people, programs and achievements that have help shaped New Mexico.


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Extension News | College Courier

Extension News

Archives of the Cooperative Extension Service's Extension News (also known as the College Courier and the New Mexico Farm Courier)


Orren Beaty

Extension Agent Stories

The Writings of Orren Beaty Visit The Writings of Orren Beaty, New Mexico Cooperative Extension agent from 1916-1934, chronicled changes in agricultural practices in his journals.


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Historical Publications

Archives of the Cooperative Extension Service's Extension News (also known as the College Courier and the New Mexico Farm Courier)


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ACES Heroes

Biographies of Fabiola C. de Baca, Jessie Fitzgeral, Fabian Garcia, Roy Nakayama, and Sam Steel