Presenting NCR SARE Research Results in the Context of Whole Farm Planning

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $85,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Diane Jensen
The Minnesota Project
John Lamb
The Minnesota Project Inc

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Animal Production: housing, parasite control, free-range, manure management, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: agroforestry, continuous cropping, cover crops, double cropping, intercropping, multiple cropping, no-till, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, application rate management, conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, mulching - plastic
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, analysis of personal/family life, 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.