South Dakota Grasslands Coalition Bus Tour to Grassland Grazing Demonstration Sites

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,500.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Dan Rasmussen
South Dakota Grasslands Coalition


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants, trees
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, free-range, manure management, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, housing, stockpiled forages, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, indicators, riverbank protection, wildlife
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, 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.