Native American youth are exposed to a number of “youth at risk” factors which may lead consequently to altercations with law
This program addresses the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service’s (CSREES) Strategic Goal 4:
Enhance Protection and Safety of the Nation’s Agriculture and Food Supply. The Navajo Nation encompasses around 14.7 million acres in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Reservation agriculture is based primarily on livestock production with limited small scale irrigated and dryland farming. Small herds of sheep, goats, cattle and horses form an important part of life
Improving the operations of cattle producers on the San Carlos Apache Reservation is a goal of the San Carlos Extension office.
The San Carlos Extension's held 3 workshops for cattle producers in 2008 in order to provide education to tribal cattle produces about breeding efficiency, production improvements, and how to implement a budget for a specific project.