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Herds & Harvest

Herds & Harvest | Program Goals

Lincoln County Extension Educator Holly Gatzke explains how hoop houses can extend the growing season.

Lincoln County Extension Educator Holly Gatzke explains how hoop houses can extend the growing season.

The overall aim of the three-year Herds & Harvest program is to:

  • Help develop the agricultural entrepreneurship, business and financial management skills of Nevada's beginning farmers and ranchers, providing the tools necessary to own, operate and sustain an agricultural operation.
  • Improve beginning farmers and ranchers capacity to manage water resources effectively.
  • Help beginning farmers and ranchers implement sustainable agricultural management practices.
  • Help beginning farmers and ranchers develop a marketing strategy that ensures the competitiveness of their agricultural operation.
  • Provide a support network to help beginning farmers and ranchers achieve project objectives.

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