Economic Analysis and Policy Development To Support Multiple Social, Economic and Environmental Benefits Produced by Farms

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $92,840.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $405,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Mara Krinke
Land Stewardship Project
George Boody
Land Stewardship Project

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: barley, corn, soybeans, sugarbeets, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), plums, berries (strawberries)
  • Additional Plants: native plants, trees
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine, sheep, fish
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, manure management, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, indicators, wetlands, wildlife
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, public participation, social capital
    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.