Addressing Agricultural Practices and Water Quality Issues through Youth-Developed Decision Cases

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $41,498.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $41,195.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Marla Reicks
Dept of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, extension, study circle
  • Natural Resources/Environment: grass waterways, riverbank protection, soil stabilization, wetlands
  • Pest Management: chemical control, integrated pest management, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, 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.