Southwest Marketing Network: Expanding Markets for Small-Scale Alternative and Minority Farmers and Ranchers

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2004: $124,817.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:
Pamela Roy
Farm to Table

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: greens (leafy), tomatoes
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing - multispecies, range improvement
  • Education and Training: demonstration, networking, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management, risk management, value added
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, sustainability measures
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