Every spring, ranchers face the same difficult challenge—trying to guess how much grass will be available for livestock to graze during the upcoming season. Since May 2019, an innovative Grassland Productivity Forecast or “Grass-Cast” has been helping producers in the northern and southern Great Plains reduce this economically important source of uncertainty. Officially launched this spring, Grass-Cast is now available to producers throughout New Mexico and Arizona.
FireCLIME VA is a tool designed to assess ecosystem vulnerability to the effects of fire and climate regime change. It also facilitates the comparison of different ecosystem management strategies under various climate scenarios for reducing the undesirable impacts of climate on wildfire regimes and of wildfire on natural ecosystems
A brief introduction to the Southwest Agroforestry Action Network

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Every spring, ranchers face the same difficult challenge—trying to guess how much grass will be available for livestock to graze during the upcoming season. Since May 2019, an innovative Grassland Productivity Forecast or “Grass-Cast” has been helping…

The nonprofit Asombro Institute for Science Education and the Southwest Sustainable Beef Project have released a fun, educational game for High School students: Solving the Beef. This game encourages players to think broadly, innovatively, and creatively.…

A summary of wildfire information resources for the mainland Southwest U.S.

Promoting biodiversity on and off-farm, as well as below and above ground, is of utmost importance to agricultural production and Haycamp Farm subscribes to organic production methods that emphasize soil health and minimize off-farm inputs.

Research and management partnerships, such as the Great Basin Native Plant Program, are developing the much-needed knowledge to utilize key native forbs in restoration in the Great Basin and surrounding regions.