Evaluation of Alternative Crops in Dryland Multi-Crop Rotations on Farms in the Northeastern Colorado Region

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1995: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,850.00
Region: Western
State: Colorado
Principal Investigator:
Joe Kinnie
Colorado Conservation Tillage Association


  • Agronomic: corn, potatoes, soybeans, wheat, hay


  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: crop rotation
  • Education and Training: decision support system, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, market study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: biological control
  • Sustainable Communities: community services, 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.