Historically a cattle-ranching state, New Mexico has become the ninth-largest dairy producer in the country. Learn about that and other spicy New Mexico Ag Facts in this episode of Ag States of America.

Fun Facts:

  • From the Capulin Volcano National Monument, five states can be seen: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and, of course, New Mexico.
  • Santa Fe sits at more than 7,000 feet above sea level, making it the highest state capital in the country.
  • Lakes and rivers make up just .002% of New Mexico’s total surface area, giving it the lowest water-to-land ratio of all 50 states.

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About the Host

Charlie Berens is a comedian, New York Times Best Selling Author, Emmy-winning journalist, musician and creator of the Manitowoc Minute. He currently resides in Milwaukee and is a Wisconsin native who has been featured on Comedy Central, Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS, Variety, MTV News and more. He creates weekly content for his various social platforms and has amassed over 5 million followers.

In 2017, Charlie began hosting his weekly comedic online news show, the Manitowoc Minute. In 2020, he paired up with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades alum Adam Greul to release the music/comedy album, Unthawed. His first book, The Midwest Survival Guide, was released in November of 2021 and immediately became a New York Times Best Seller. Charlie hosts the Cripescast podcast where he interviews musicians, artists, comedians, creators and more to talk about their story and connections to the Midwest.

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