Here Forever Farm and Ranch Education

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2002: $30,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $30,693.00
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:
Jaime Castillo
New Mexico State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, cotton, peanuts, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: apples
  • Nuts: pecans
  • Vegetables: beans, sweet corn, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: ornamentals
  • Animals: bees, bovine, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, pasture fertility, range improvement, grazing - rotational, watering systems, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns
  • Natural Resources/Environment: grass waterways
  • Pest Management: biological control, integrated pest management, traps
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, community services
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.