Alternative Systems for Livestock in Nebraska

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $98,200.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $49,850.00
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
Wyatt Fraas
Center for Rural Affairs

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: turnips
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, free-range, feed rations, manure management, grazing - rotational, watering systems, winter forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, agricultural finance
  • Sustainable Communities: urban/rural integration
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