Pasture-Based Beef Finishing Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $60,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $97,566.00
ACE Funds: $51,817.00
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:
Fredric Martz
University of Missouri

Annual Reports


  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, value added, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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