Biological, Financial, and Social Monitoring to Develop Highly Sustainable Farming Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $50,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $307,736.00
ACE Funds: $50,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
George Boody
Land Stewardship Project

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: riparian buffers
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, 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.