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Research Project: Adaptive Livestock Scenarios in an Arid Environment

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-009-086-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 31, 2020
End Date: Aug 31, 2021

Conduct research on climate adaptation strategies by ranchers in the Southwest NM region and produce a climate adaptation publication and tools for use by producers and managers.

Conduct surveys, interviews, and data analysis on adaptation strategies used by ranchers across the region and integrate data with climate models and forage and livestock production models in a co-development framework. This will lead to scenarios and assessments of feasible and effective adaptation strategies and tools including a workbook and web tools.