Sustainable Integrated Range Livestock - Crop Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1995: $106,720.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $69,592.00
Region: Western
State: Nevada
Principal Investigator:
Ben Bruce
Department of Animal Biotechnology

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, sheep


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, free-range, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: double cropping, nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: market study, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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