Sage, a Chama Valley rancher, Program Director of Chama Peak Land Alliance, and mother of three was born and raised in New Mexico and has spent the last two decades in ranch management. She won the 2020 Mil Gracias award for her facilitation of sustainable farming conferences. Sage’s background, experiences, and close relationship with the farmers, ranchers, and natural resource and agriculture experts of Northern New Mexico shines through her diverse interviews on the Farm and Ranch Show sponsored by Chama Peak Land Alliance.
The Chama Peak Land Alliance is a diverse group of conservation-minded land stewards committed to embracing and practicing responsible land, water and wildlife stewardship in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico for the benefit of our tri-cultural heritage and for generations to come.
Farm & Ranch Show host Sage Faulkner chats with Agapito Candelaria, Vice Chairman of the Upper Chama Soil & Water Conservation District about their newest program--Building Resiliency in the Upper Chama Watershed. Listen Here
Farm & Ranch Show host Sage Faulkner talks to Toner Mitchell of Santa Fe, the New Mexico Habitat Manager and representative of Trout Unlimited about the 2023 Rio Congreso: Water after Wildfires and improving the quality of fishing in the Chama Valley and New Mexico. LISTEN NOW
Find out all you need to know about 4H in Rio Arriba County in Northern New Mexico and the Rio Arriba County Extension Agency. Ag agent and Interim County Program Director Donald Martinez Jr. explains how the local 4H program provides variety and versatility to kids in the area and helps hone their skills for greater success in the future. Sage and Don also talk extensively about all the ways from raspberries to livestock that the Ag extension office shows up to support the residents of Rio Arriba County. LISTEN NOW
Rancher Sage Faulkner interviews Carlos Salazar, the president of the Northern New Mexico Stockmans Association. They discuss the directive to kill cattle in the Gila, the upcoming Northern NM Stockmans meeting and other ranch related issues.
Carlos Salazar is a rancher and farmer and is a retired employee of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He is a graduate of New Mexico State University and is a US Army veteran. He currently is serving as president of Northern New Mexico Stockman’s Association (NNMSA). He also serves as vice-chair of the New Mexico Federal Lands Council and vice-chair of the New Mexico Cattleman’s Water Committee. LISTEN NOW
Sage Faulkner interviews Jessica Casados about C4 Farms Grass Fed Beef, who will soon be delivering to customers as far as Albuquerque. LISTEN NOW
Northern New Mexico native, former politician, and current gardening, acequia, and local history expert Manny Trujillo discusses the future of water in the Chama Valley. LISTEN NOW
KXJR Eagle listeners get the down low from Aaron Jones on the E-PLUS program.
Aaron manages approximately 28,000 acres in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado for Rancho del Oso Pardo. Aaron has an extensive background in wildlife ecology and management. He graduated from New Mexico State University and double majored in Wildlife Sciences and Fisheries Management. He has a passion for the outdoors, responsible land stewardship, and conservation. LISTEN NOW
Listen to Sage Faulkner and her mother Robin Miller chat about Thanksgiving traditions on the ranch on the Farm & Ranch Show. Sage interviews experts in ranching, agriculture, and conservation and shares real life experiences from ranching in the Chama Valley. your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.
LIsten as Sage interviews Emma Metcalf and Dagmar Lewellyn of the Bureau of Land Management about the San Juan Chama Watershed Partnership. Metcalf is a Resource Management Coordinator for the Bureau of Reclamation's Albuquerque Area Office. Her work focuses on the connections between upland headwater forests and downstream water delivery. The mission of the San Juan Chama Watershed Partnership is to protect and enhance the watershed health and water supply conditions of the Rio Chama from headwaters to the confluence of the Rio Grande, and the tributaries (Navajo River, Little Navajo River, and Rio Blanco.
Want to know more about custom meat processing? Listen to Trini Vigil and Des Vigil talk about their meat processing business Carnivores Custom Meats. Everything from honoring the life of the cow to the harvesting and processing meats in a way that is not wasteful and respects the value of the meat and the animal and celebrating that value with good cooking. Carnivores Meats processes high quality grass-fed and free-range cows, yaks, pigs and more. They're located in Chama, NM, off north highway 64.
Interested in the history of sheep ranching in the Chama Valley region? Listen to Belamino Archuleta tell us all about it on the Farm & Ranch Show on KXJR The Eagle sponsored by Chama Peak Land Alliance.