Effect of Growth Meat Quality, and Profitability of Organically Raised Dairy-Beef Steers

Project Overview

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2012: $9,445.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Bradley Heins
University of Minnesota


  • Animals: bovine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: housing, feed rations, grazing management, implants, livestock breeding, grazing - rotational, winter forage
  • Crop Production: food product quality/safety
  • Education and Training: extension, focus group, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, value added
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems, public participation, 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.