Low Cost Precision Supplements to Add Profit to Cow-Calf Operations

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $5,153.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,625.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Jim Faulstich
Day Break Ranch

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, feed formulation, feed rations, mineral supplements, preventive practices, range improvement, grazing - rotational
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, indicators, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, sustainability measures
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