Welcome to New Mexico Western SARE

SARE is a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that functions through competitive grants conducted cooperatively by farmers, ranchers, researchers and agricultural professionals to advance farm and ranch systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities. The state of New Mexico is part of the western region SARE program and is housed by New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

SARE's vision is an enduring American agriculture of the highest quality. This agriculture is profitable, protects the nation's land and water, and is a force for a rewarding way of life for farmers and ranchers whose quality products and operations sustain their communities and society.

SARE's mission is to advance agriculture through training and support of innovations that improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education.

For 20 years, SARE's contributions to sustainable agriculture have been driven by, and dependent upon, crucial partnerships with some of the nation's most innovative farmers and ranchers, land-grant universities and other organizations.

We are looking forward to 20 more years of successful partnerships that advance profitability, stewardship, and quality of life through SARE's grants and outreach.

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