Join us in Taos New Mexico to connect with specialists from New Mexico State University, learn about regenerative agriculture, hear insights on soil health after fire & flooding, discuss cattle outlook, incorporating discussions on innovative approaches like Wireless Fencing and Stress Management and essential knowledge on living with fire-prone landscapes.

This conference plays a pivotal role in addressing contemporary challenges in agriculture by bringing together distinguished experts. The sessions cover a spectrum of issues, from atmospheric conditions and animal health to soil management and fire-prone landscapes. Attendees have the unique opportunity to learn, engage, and collaborate, gaining valuable insights that are crucial for navigating the complexities of modern agriculture. The networking sessions further promote community building, ensuring a holistic and enriching experience for all participants.
Taos County Agriculture Center
202 Chamisa Road Taos, NM, 87732
Date & Time
April 10, 2024, 9:15 am - 4:00pm
9:15 AM
Conference Schedule and Presenters 
9:15 am - Registration and Welcome:
The conference kicks off with a warm welcome, setting the stage for a day of valuable insights and knowledge sharing.
10:00 am - David DuBois Ph.D., Atmospheric Science:
David DuBois delves into the Seasonal Outlook, offering crucial perspectives on spring runoff, potential summer weather, and the ongoing challenges related to drought, snowpack, and flooding.
11:00 am - Craig Gifford Ph.D., Animal Physiology:
Dr. Craig Gifford explores the Cattle Outlook, incorporating discussions on innovative approaches like Wireless Fencing and Stress Management, providing attendees with a comprehensive understanding of current trends in animal agriculture.
12:00 pm - Networking and Lunch Break:
Participants enjoy a networking session and a provided lunch, allowing them to engage with informational booths and connect with local agriculture organizations. This break fosters community-building and exchange of ideas.
1:30 pm - John Idowu Ph.D., Extension Agronomy Specialist:
John Idowu addresses the aftermath of fire and flooding on production fields, offering strategies for dealing with soil health challenges. Attendees gain insights into methods to restore degraded soil health for sustainable agriculture.
2:15 pm - Doug Cram Ph.D., Range Science Forest, and Fire Extension Specialist:
Dr. Doug Cram provides essential knowledge on living with fire-prone landscapes. This session explores strategies to navigate and adapt to environments prone to wildfires including farms, ranches and neighborhoods.
3:00 pm - Panel Discussion and Open Q&A:
A dynamic panel discussion brings together experts from the day's sessions, encouraging open dialogue and answering questions from the audience. This interactive segment enhances the learning experience by addressing specific concerns and fostering a collaborative atmosphere.
4:00 pm - Closing Remarks and Acknowledgments:
The conference concludes with closing remarks, expressing gratitude to presenters and participants alike for their contributions. Attendees leave armed with new perspectives, actionable strategies, and a strengthened network within the agricultural community.
Welcome to our Speakers where expertise meets innovation in the realm of agriculture. Our dynamic presenters are at the forefront of their fields, delivering insightful perspectives and practical solutions to navigate the challenges of today's agricultural landscape.
Join us for a day of exploration, innovation, and collaboration with these trailblazing experts. Uncover the future of agriculture with our dynamic presenters - the driving force behind sustainable and adaptive practices in the ever-changing agricultural frontier.
David DuBois
New Mexico State University
Craig Gifford
New Mexico State University
Extension beef cattle speicalist
John Idowu
New Mexico State University
Extension Agronomy Specialist
Doug Cram
New Mexico State University
Extension Forest and Fire Specialist
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate, please contact Mora County CES in advance at 575-387-2856
New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affimative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. 
AgriVenture Vender Information
Unlock Opportunities: Vendor Registration Now Open for AgriVenture Conference!
Calling all agricultural innovators and service providers! Join us at the forefront of agricultural transformation as we host a groundbreaking event that brings together industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts. Seize this chance to showcase your products and services to a captive audience eager to embrace the latest in agricultural technology and solutions.
Why Exhibit at Our Event?
-Reach Your Target Audience: Connect directly with farmers, ranchers, and agricultural professionals who are actively seeking solutions to enhance their practices.
-Visibility and Brand Exposure: Position your brand prominently in front of a diverse and engaged audience. Benefit from extensive marketing outreach leading up to and during the event.
-Networking Opportunities: Engage with decision-makers, build relationships, and explore potential collaborations. Our event fosters an environment of knowledge exchange and collaboration.
-Be Part of the Conversation: Showcase how your products and services contribute to addressing contemporary challenges in agriculture. Be a part of the solution and make a lasting impact.
For more information and Vendor Application please email, [email protected] or call 575-387-2856
Taos County Agricualture Center
202 Chamisa Road Taos, NM, 87732
 Join us on April 10th 2024
We look forward to hosting you!
Contact Us

Mora County Cooperative Extension Service
P.O. Box 390
Mora NM 87732 
[email protected]

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