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Article XV, New Mexico Constitution

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Article XV of the New Mexico Constitution is entitled Agriculture and Conservation and consists of two sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Department of Agriculture

There shall be a department of agriculture which shall be under the control of the board of regents of the college of agriculture and mechanic arts; and the legislature shall provide lands and funds necessary for experimental farming and demonstrating by said department.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Forest Fire Prevention

The police power of the state shall extend to such control of private forest lands as shall be necessary for the prevention and suppression of forest fires.[1]

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