Operation and Management of the Nebraska Based Small Farms Cooperative

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $12,750.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, sheep, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed formulation, feed rations, preventive practices, stockpiled forages
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, agricultural finance, market study, value added, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: sanitation
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures
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