Improving Sustainability of Cow/Calf Operations with Natural Forage Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $82,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $258,400.00
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
Don Adams
University of Nebraska, West Central Research and Extension Center

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, soybeans, sunflower, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


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