Economic, Ecological, and Environmental Analyses of Farms under Long-Term Lower Chemical Input Management

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1990: $92,344.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1992
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $366,379.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Benjamin Stinner
Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, soybeans, wheat, hay
  • Animals: bovine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, mineral supplements, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: crop rotation, municipal wastes, nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: cultivation
  • Soil Management: soil analysis
  • 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.