New Mexico Art Tells its History


New Mexico’s agricultural history is long and diverse. The first farmers were the Pueblo Indians, who raised corn, beans, and squash. Wheat and barley were introduced from Europe, and indigo and chiles came from Mexico. New Mexico’s agriculture is now as diverse as the state’s culture, geography, and climate, and today agriculture is one of the state’s principal industries.

Related Art

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Zuni Planting SceneThe Man with the Hoe, Moki PueblosTruchas RoadWatchtower Mural - KabotieSpring Plowing - BerninghausFarmland - Anasazi, Farms, Jemez Mountains,Untitled - BaumannHarvest - AdamsRavens - SchooleyFarmland - Triangle Harvest, Plains of San AugustinLlano San Juan, NMUntitled - WoodmanSorting beans, Juan Lopez and son, Trampas, NM

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