Transition of a Conventional Beef Cattle Operation to Sustainable Agricultural Beef Cattle Operation and Evaluation of Alternative Pasture Usage and Hay Field Fertilization Practices in Northeast Kansas

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $5,863.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $3,520.00
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
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  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed rations, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, watering systems, winter forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • 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.