Jornada Experimental Range Stocking RecordsEntry ID: MSU0018
Abstract: The "Jornada Experimental Range Stocking Records" data set
contains a record of the number of animal days of use in each of
the Jornada Experimental Range pastures near Las Cruces, New
Mexico. Data were derived from records maintained by ranch
foremen of the numbers of each kind (cattle, horse, sheep) and
class (bulls, cows, yearlings) of livestock in each pasture.
Records are in Animal Unit ... Months (AUMs). Data are used in
interpreting vegetation change and evaluating animal
Collection Organization: Jornada Experimental Range.
Collection Methodology: Derived from records maintained by
ranch foreman of the numbers of each kind (cattle, horses,
sheep) and class (hulls, cows, yearlings) of livestock in each
pasture. Recorded as AUM's (animal unit months).
Collection Frequency: Whenever livestock are moved.
Update Characteristics: The dataset is updated in its
STATISTICAL INFORMATION: The number of records vary each year;
The number of fields = 13; 1 MB.
Data Center: Jornada Experimental Range
Dissemination Media: Floppy or magnetic disk, Internet homepage
File Format: Spreadsheet
Access Instructions: Datasets are being added to the Jornada
LTER Homepage regularly.
Availability Status: On Request
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Start Date: 1915-01-01Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Quality The data were verified by counts made when
animals were placed in and removed from pastures. All data recording
was verified by supervisory scientist.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: bnolen at nmsu.edu
Jornada Experimental Range New Mexico State University P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Paulsen, H.A. & F.N. Ares. (1962). Grazing values andmanagement of
black grama, tubosa grasslands and associated shrub ranges of the
Southwest, USDA, Forest Service Tech. Bull. No. 1270. 56 pps.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-25