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What is Sustainable Agriculture? Sustainable Agriculture in the Southwest presents unique challenges due to water, salinity, and harsh climate. This workshop is designed to teach practical and successful sustainable practices. Research and education to further define best practices is encouraged through agencies like Western SARE. You can find further information: Visit SARE and WSARE.
Western SARE Workshop 2012
August 7, 2012
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sustainable Agriculture in the Southwest presents many unique challenges. This conference will provide practical information in sustainability practices for the region. Research and education to further define best practices is encouraged through agencies like Western SARE.
- "Finding a Balance Between Agriculture and Urban Water Use"
- "The History and Role of Acequias in New Mexico"
- "Why and How to Catch Rainwater"
- "Evaluating Alternative Low-Water-Use Crops"
- "Efficient Irrigation for Orchards"
- "Gravity Drip in the Navajo Nation"
- "Performance of Drip Irrigation Emitters at Sub-Standard Pressure"
- "Prototype Design and Construction of Low Head Hydropower Generation"
- "An overview of the Practical Application of Renewable Energy Technologies to the Pumping of Ground Water for Agriculture Purposes in New Mexico"
We would like to thank all those who attended the workshop last year. We had a great turnout and we really appreciate all the participation. We would also like to thank our speakers, the information they presented will help New Mexico be more sustainable and impact the earth in a more positive way. Looking forward to seeing you in August.
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