Our Mission

The mission of New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association is to advance and protect the cattle industry of New Mexico, work toward solutions of cattle industry problems, promote the well being of the industry, provide an official and united voice on issues of importance to the cattle producers and feeders, and to create and maintain an economic climate that will provide members of the Association the opportunity to obtain optimum return on their investments within the free enterprise system."

The Benefits of Membership

Your membership support will strengthen the efforts of the NMCGA to promote, protect and serve your industry. Many issues are facing us today and it takes a strong united voice to make a difference. The NMCGA is working hard to protect the rights of livestock producers, as well as private property owners, on many fronts including legislation, litigation, regulations and water. NMCGA is an issues organization, and as a member, you have the ability to directly influence the policy of the Association and indirectly have an impact on policy makers and government agencies at the state and federal levels.

New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association is a non-profit trade association that represents ranchers and beef producers in legislative affairs, beef promotion and industry interests.  Our funding is generated almost entirely by voluntary dues paid by members, who in turn determine the direction and policy of the organization. Join our efforts of protecting our way of life, become a member today!

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Agar to Intern with NMCGA

Moriarty – May 21, 2024.  New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association (NMCGA) is pleased to announce the hire of Shawn Agar as the 2024 Summer Membership Outreach Intern. 

Shawn Agar, a Santa Rose native, brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted passion for the cattle industry to his role as the 2024 Summer Membership Outreach Intern.  Having grown up in his family’s commercial cow-calf operation, Shawn has a firsthand understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the industry.  His active participation in competitive livestock judging teams during his Animal Science studies at Oklahoma State Universality has honed his skills in promoting the well-being of the agriculture industry, a commitment he now brings to serve the members of our association.

This recent hire comes at a time of significant momentum for the association.  Shawn will assist with the daily operations for Abby O’Connor, Office Manager and Marketing Director, and Michelle Frost-Maynard, Deputy Director.  NMCGA looks forward to having Shawn assist with the planning and implementation of the 2024 Mid-Year meeting, which will be held in Ruidoso from June 9-11.

“We are excited to have Shawn join the team”, said Bronson Corn, President, “We see a bright future for agriculture with outstanding young people, like him, stepping up and working hard.”

“We encourage you to stop by the NMCGA office in Moriarty at 809 First Street to meet Shawn and the rest of the staff” Corn stated.

For more information, please call the office at 505-247-0584, email at [email protected]



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