Training in Sustainable Livestock Production Systems on Rangelands of the Western Dakotas

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2000: $80,642.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Hubert Patterson
South Dakota State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine, sheep


  • Animal Production: range improvement, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, mentoring, workshop, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, indicators, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    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.