New Mexico State University shall operate the Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center in order to protect and insure availability of its resources for teaching, research, and extension endeavors that benefit the citizens of New Mexico as originally declared in Congressional Act S4910, 1927. The mission will be:
The Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center will conduct educational, demonstrative, and experimental development with livestock, grazing methods, and range forage including investigation of the sustainability and management of natural resources and environmental ecosystems (NMSU Board of Regents, 2002).
The Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center (CDRRC) is part of the New Mexico State University which is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It is a major source of arid lands research in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, which is part of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics. Established in 1927 to conduct "educational, demonstrative, and experimental development with livestock, grazing methods, and range forage," the CDRRC...is administered by the NMSU Board of Regents.
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