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Research Project: Integrated Crop – Livestock Systems for the Western Corn Belt

Location: Agroecosystem Management Research

Project Number: 3042-21600-001-003-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2019
End Date: Jul 31, 2024

Establish an integrated crop – livestock experiment to compare to traditional livestock production practices. Provide livestock performance and non-CO2 gas emissions data.

An integrated crop – livestock system that incorporates summer grazing with different aspirational treatments, as well as coordinate with drylot and winter cover crop grazing to compare livestock performance, environmental impact, and production economics with traditional livestock production practices.