Maximizing Forage and Minimizing Grain Intake in Bison Fed for Meat

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $78,360.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $39,180.00
Region: North Central
State: North Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Vern Anderson
Carrington Research/Extension Center, North Dakota State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay


  • Animal Production: feed rations, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, market study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Production Systems: holistic management
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