Use of Livestock, Forage, and Labor Resources in Beef Production Systems to Reduce Production Costs, Increase Profitability, and Reduce Use of Fossil Fuels

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $92,789.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
Richard Clark
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Don Adams
University of Nebraska, West Central Research and Extension Center

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, soybeans, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, free-range, stockpiled forages, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: extension
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
    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.