LOS LUNAS – Guar, guayule, canola and papa criolla potatoes could be potential crops for New Mexico farmers.

Finding alternative crops that will help agricultural producers be sustainable is one of the goals of New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences research.

Research on guar, canola and the South American papa criolla potatoes will be among the presentations at the New Mexico Sustainable Agriculture Conference Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Enhancing farmer sustainability is the theme of the conference that will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Road, Los Lunas.

The free conference is funded by Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education. Lunch will be provided. To access the conference agenda and to register visit rsvp.nmsu.edu/rsvp/sustainable2017.

 

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