Restoration of Economic and Ecological Sustainability in Western Rangeland: A Handbook

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $62,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $45,364.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
W. Carter Johnson
S. Dakota St. Univ., Dept of Hort., Forestry, Landscape, & Parks

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, housing, watering systems, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, feasibility study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, soil stabilization, wetlands, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: 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.