Development of Sustainable Crop and Livestock Production Systems for Land in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1993: $104,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $71,946.00
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:
Rex E. Kirksey
New Mexico State University, Agricultural Science Center

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: wheat
  • Additional Plants: native plants, trees
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization, organic matter
    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.