1999 Project Highlights
|Aerial photo of range area. |
Photo by Tom Bare, SDSU.
Low commodity prices and pockets of severe drought have spelled truly tough times for farmers and ranchers in 1999. More than ever, producers are considering alternatives to the status quo. The annual SARE Project Highlights provides a snapshot of some of SARE'S most innovative projects across the country that cut production costs, add value to agricultural products, reduce impacts on natural resources, and enhance communities.
PROJECTSRange Management Handbook Chronicles Habitat Restoration
City Farm Teaches Kids How to Grow
Limited-Resource Growers Profit from Value-Added Ventures
Applying Poultry Waste to Build Fertility on Vegetable Farms Need Not Pollute
Growing Covers in Vineyards Improves Water Intake, Grape Quality
Organic Co-op Creates Marketing Opportunities for Rural Growers
To Reduce Soil Compaction in One Season, Try Sudangrass
Diversified Rotation Brings Wheat Farmer Profitable New Options
Deep Bedding, Cooperative Marketing Create New Profit Potential for Hog Producers
Satellite Broadcast Blankets the West with Composting Information
Hands-On Workshops Teach Educators More about Sustainability
Paraprofessionals Flock to Field Days Geared Toward Limited-Resource Farmers