Farmer-Designed Research on the Use of Legumes in Sustainable Dryland Cropping Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $91,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Federal Funds: $44,500.00
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
David Baltensperger
University of Nebraska

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: millet, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: competition
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
    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.