Western Integrated Ranch/Farm Education

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $90,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $555,868.00
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
Principal Investigator:
John Hewlett
University of Wyoming, Department of Agricultural Economics

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, feed rations, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, riverbank protection, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, employment opportunities
    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.