Native Perennial Legumes: New Species for Grazing Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $100,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $125,406.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Nancy Ehlke
University of Minnesota

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, goats


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, grazing - continuous, pasture renovation, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: agroforestry
  • Education and Training: demonstration, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, riverbank protection, soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: genetic resistance
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
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