Southwest Iowa farmers were looking for a farming enterprise to add value to their forage and grain production and use their labor. The original plan was to grow dairy heifers on pasture in the summer, sell them in the fall, and keep track of the economics of a dairy heifer system.
Carroll Olsen, Darrell Busby, Tim Eggers, Alan Upmeyer
Year of Grant Completion
Sanson, Ron; Olsen, Carroll; Busby, W. Darrell; Eggers, Timothy R.; and Upmeyer, Alan, "Growing dairy heifers in southwest Iowa" (2002). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 181.