Ganados del Valle Family Ranch Sustainability Program

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $70,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:
Arlene Valdez
Ganados Del Valle; Los Ojos, NM
Melinda Salazar
Ganados Del Valle; Los Ojos, NM


  • Agronomic: potatoes, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, range improvement, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, value added, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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