Sustainable Southwest Beef Project
Tools for Ranch and Rangeland Resilience
The Sustainable Southwest Beef team is evaluating Raramuri Criollo cattle, precision technologies, and tradeoffs among beef supply chain options from pasture to plate to enhance ranch and rangeland resilience in the Southwestern US. The project engages ranchers, educators, and students in collaborative research and Extension to develop a decision support dashboard and train the next generation of researchers and producers.
Funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program. Grant #2019-69012-29853.
Sustainable Southwest Beef Project Overview (short video)