Producing High Levels of CLA in Grassfed Beef in an Area with a Short Growing Season

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $17,908.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $11,888.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:


  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: homeopathy, manure management, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, probiotics, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, watering systems, winter forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, wetlands, wildlife
  • Pest Management: competition
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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