Beginning Farmer Sustainable Agriculture Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1993: $109,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Federal Funds: $10,000.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $244,160.00
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
Wyatt Fraas
Center for Rural Affairs

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: corn, cotton, potatoes, soybeans, wheat
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, sheep, swine


  • Animal Production: manure management
  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, focus group, study circle, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, wildlife
  • Pest Management: row covers (for pests)
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