Videos

November 12, 2020 - Videos shared as part of the 2020 Jornada Symposium
Long-term Declining Trends in Chihuahuan Desert Forage Production in Relation to Precipitation and Ambient Temperature by Matthew McIntosh
Decision Support Tool for the Beef Cattle Industry by Coury Dorn
New Mexico Bull Management by Keegan Taylor 
Snapshot of Rancher Perspectives on Creative Cattle Management Options by Skye Aney 
Evaluating Effects of Supply Chain Options by Mark Musumba 
Soil Health in New Mexico Rangelands by Carolina Brandani 
Recycling Nutrients among Distant Links of the Beef Supply Chain by Sheri Spiegal 
Building and Testing a Precision Ranching System by Shelemia Nyamuryekung'e 
Sustainable Southwest Beef Breed Comparison Study by Matthew McIntosh 
Adaptation of Rangeland Beef Production to Climate Change in the Desert Southwest by Andres Cibils 

 

October 10, 2020
Raramuri Criollo Cattle in San Diego Range Land
Rob Paulin, rancher at Corta Madera Ranch in conversation with rancher John Austel about using the heritage cattle breed in the San Diego high desert and chaparral woodland.

 

September 17, 2020
What Might the Future be for Precision Beef Technology and Management?
Dr. Tony Waterhouse from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) discusses precision technology for livestock, particularly in rugged/rangeland settings. Virtual fencing, animal movement sensors, and more. Dr. Waterhouse reviews the current state of the technology and where it might be headed in the future. Dr. Waterhouse is a livestock scientist with over 35 years’ experience in the study of livestock systems and animal welfare in the UK, and is a collaborator in the Sustainable Southwest Beef Project.

 

July 30, 2020
Part III: Options for Selling Beef Off the Ranch
This webinar for beef producers during the COVID-19 crisis focused on non-traditional marketing mechanisms. Even in this time of drought conditions, identifying other marketing avenues may be of benefit. Additionally, discussions regarding state-level inspections have been percolating in NM. The objective of this webinar is to provide NM beef producers with an update regarding current regulations for direct marketing of beef and potential changes in those regulations in the future. The webinar will be hallmarked with a few producers who have built successful businesses based on direct marketing of beef to consumers.

 

March 8, 2019
Criollo Cattle: A Focus on Sustainable Cattle Production
Cindy Tolle, Evergreen Ranching & Livestock, describes Raramuri Criollo, one biotype showing promise for profitable and sustainable production in the arid southwestern US.  "The criollo is a very efficient cow on the land. They're super efficient grazers and converters of grass and other forages into high-quality meat."