Development of a Rancher Cooperative to Market Grass-Fed Meat

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $33,300.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,400.00
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Dan Nagengast
Kansas Rural Center, Inc

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Animal Production: free-range, pasture fertility, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, agricultural finance, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, wildlife
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, employment opportunities
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