ARID in the News

July 24, 2018

Udall, Heinrich Announce $1.1 Million Grant For NMSU Sustainable Agriculture Research
New Mexico State University (NMSU) Agriculture Extension Program has received a $1.18 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate award will fund research into the best strategies for arid land farmers and ranchers in the Southern Great Plains in Union County, New Mexico, Las Animas, Colorado, and Cimarron County, Oklahoma to adapt to times of drought.

October 2, 2018

NMSU faculty receive $1.2 million-dollar grant to address agroecosystem resilience in times of drought
New Mexico State University Associate Professor of Range Science Amy Ganguli is leading an integrated research and extension grant focused on agricultural resiliency in times of drought and climate variability. Ganguli and her team are working with farmers and ranchers to develop short- and long-term strategies that are proactive with the goal of maintaining ecological, social, and economic resilience in rural communities.