The Desert Farming Initiative is a diversified commercial farm program by the University of Nevada, Reno's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. It began in 2013 and serves as a demonstration, education, outreach and research farming program for sustainable and organic farming practices. The Initiative is part of the College's Experiment Station unit and runs in partnership with the College's academic and Extension units.

The Initiative's Mission is to advance and strengthen sustainable agriculture and food systems in Nevada while researching and demonstrating best practices that can be replicated in other high desert climates.  Check out their website to learn more: