Cost of Prairie Strips Handout

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $199,547.00
Projected End Date: 01/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Tallgrass Prairie Center
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Laura Jackson
Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa
This Cost of Prairie Strips handout is designed to help an on-farm decision-maker understand the costs of establishing and maintaining prairie strips. Costs include; seed, planting, field preparation, maintenance (haying and prescribed fire), and opportunity costs.
Decision-making Tool, Fact Sheet
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.