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Research Project: Adaptive Livestock Scenarios in an Arid Environment

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-009-86-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 31, 2020
End Date: Jan 31, 2022

Objective:
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.

Approach:
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.