Projects & Results

Current Projects

  • Irrigated forage corn variety trial (Funding: several Seed Companies)
  • Irrigated grain corn variety trial (Funding: several Seed Companies)
  • Irrigated forage sorghum variety trial (Funding: several Seed Companies)
  • Dryland forage sorghum variety trial (Funding: several Seed Companies)
  • Dryland grain sorghum variety trial (Funding: several Seed Companies)
  • Circular buffer strips effect on microclimate and productivity of corn. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Grass species growth, productivity and soil health when grown individually or in the mixture. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Temperature and germination relationship of available guar cultivars. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Pre-irrigation and critical stage based irrigation management of guar. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Nitrogen and phosphorus management in guar. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Guar advanced and intermediate germplasm study. (Funding: Ogallala Aquifer Program).
  • National Winter Canola Open Pollinated Variety and Hybrid Trials. (Funding: USDA-NIFA).
  • Perennial Wheat Biomass Productivity, Water Use and Seed Yield. (Funding: Agricultural Experiment Station).
  • Cotton Variety Trial and Breeding for Early Maturity (Funding: Private Seed companies and DOW AGRO Sciences).
  • Peanut Variety Development (Funding: New Mexico Peanut Growers, National Peanut Board).
  • An Integrated, Inter-Regional Approach to Breeding Valencia Market Class Peanut for Enhanced Productivity and Sustainability under Water Deficit (Funding: AFRI).
  • Soil health management with cover cropping in winter wheat-sorghum-fallow rotation (Funding: USDA-NIFA, NRCS).
  • Cover crops for soil health, C sequestration and forage quality in corn-sorghum rotation (Funding: USDA-NIFA, NRCS).
  • Strategic tillage in dryland (Funding: USDA-NRCS).
  • Tillage systems and crop rotation (Funding: Hatch/state enhancement).
  • Novel approaches in testing soil N and N2O emissions (Funding: NMSU AES).
  • Alternative forage and perennial grains (Funding: NRCS).

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