Annual Legume-Based Systems for Sustainable Integrated Crop/Livestock Enterprise Diversification on the Central High Plains

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $200,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $200,535.00
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
Principal Investigator:
James Krall
University of Wyoming

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: medics/alfalfa, peas (field, cowpeas), wheat


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, manure management, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, continuous cropping, fallow, multiple cropping, no-till
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, mentoring, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter
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