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Pandemic impacts New Mexico chile farmers

Farmers across the state are working hard to get chile crops ready for the season. With coronavirus forcing many workers into unemployment, farmers said it’s hitting their industry too. "We're gifted. God gifted the farmer. I know he did. Just as sure as he did the hands of the surgeon, and  I can't do that work and he can't do my work, but the difference is I don't go run over there and tell him how to set up his operating room,” said Glen Duggins, a chile farmer.  Read more....

 

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