Multiple-Use Borderlands: An Educational and Demonstration Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $83,832.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $59,789.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Bruno Moser
Dept of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: plums, quinces
  • Nuts: hazelnuts, walnuts
  • Additional Plants: native plants, ornamentals, trees


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, marketing management, feasibility study, market study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, hedges - grass, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, hedgerows, riparian buffers, riverbank protection, soil stabilization, wetlands, wildlife, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: biological control, trap crops
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, permaculture
  • Soil Management: earthworms
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, 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.