Management and Control of Candian Thistle in Limited Access and Field Locations

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $3,040.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $3,650.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Jordan Dawn
Enormous Brontosaurus Organic Farm

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: pasture renovation, range improvement, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: riverbank protection
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition, eradication, field monitoring/scouting, flame, integrated pest management, mulching - plastic, smother crops, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • 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.