Understanding Limitations to Grass-based agriculture in the Driftless Region of Illinois and Wisconsin

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2021: $11,827.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2022
Grant Recipient: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. William Stewart, PhD
Dept of Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Wide-spread adoption of well-managed grazing could provide a wide-array of ecosystem services. Despite being a profitable and ecologically sound form of agriculture the practice is rarely adopted in the North Central Region of the United States. The technical report summarizes barriers farmers faced when looking to adopt well-managed grazing in the Driftless region of Illinois and Wisconsin.
John Strauser, University of Wisconsin-Madison
William P. Stewart, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "Overcoming Barriers to Grass-Based Agriculture in the Driftless Region"
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.