The Production of New, Existing, and Native Crops Under Conventional and Organic Production Practices in Costilla, New Mexico, Garcia, Colorado, and at Taos Pueblo

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $100,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $52,000.00
Region: Western
State: New Mexico
Principal Investigator:
Craig Mapel
New Mexico Department of Agriculture

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, oats, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: melons
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, greens (leafy), peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: tobacco


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Education and Training: technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, community development
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