Development of Sustainability Checksheet, Manual and Workshops to Train Educators Planning Beef Programs

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $69,936.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Federal Funds: $26,500.00
Region: Southern
State: Arkansas
Principal Investigator:
Ron Morrow

Annual Reports

Information Products


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


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, parasite control, feed rations, herbal medicines, homeopathy, manure management, mineral supplements, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, housing, stockpiled forages, vaccines, watering systems, winter forage
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, indicators, riverbank protection, soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: traps
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, social networks, 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.