Maximizing Profitability on Highly Erodible Land in Iowa

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2006: $100,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Chris Nelson
Southern Iowa Forage & Livestock Committee
Melissa Maynes
Southern Iowa Forage & Livestock
This publication discusses and compares profit potential for 6 farming options on highly erodible marginal land. Options in grass may be the most profitable for CRP land when the long term cost of erosion is considered.
Chris Nelson
Bill Riley
Brian Peterson
Michael Duffy
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Consumers
Ordering info:
Publication/product ID: CRP 22
This product is associated with the project "Working Alternatives to Re-cropping Marginal Lands"
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.