Strengthening the Whole-Farm Planning Process through Producer-Agent Partnerships and Professional Development

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1996: $75,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, parasite control, manure management, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, watering systems
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: cultural control, field monitoring/scouting, physical control
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic, agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life
    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.