Agronomic and Whole-Farm Economic Analyses of Alternative Small Grain/Row Crop Production Systems for the Northern Plains

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1992: $47,150.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1994
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
James Smolik
South Dakota State University


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


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, weed ecology
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis
    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.