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Submissions from 2011

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Learning about Local: A Resource Guide to Iowa Organizations and Programs Supporting Local and Regional Food Systems, Richard S. Pirog and Mary Claire Geyer

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Exploring Small-Scale Meat Processing Expansions in Iowa, Dave Swenson

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Measuring the Economic Impacts of Increased Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Production in Iowa Considering Metropolitan Demand, Dave Swenson

Submissions from 2010

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Women, Land, and Legacy: Change Agents and Agency Change in Iowa: Evaluation Results, Corry Bregendahl and Matthew Hoffman

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The Landowner's Guide to Sustainable Farm Leasing, Edward Cox

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Sustainable Farm Leasing Quick Reference Guide, Drake Agricultural Law Center

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Life Cycle Assessment of Commodity and Niche Swine Production Systems, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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Life Cycle Assessment of Three Beef Production Systems, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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A Resource Guide to Cultivate the Linn County Local Food System, Linn/Johnson Local Food Task Force

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What Producers Should Know About Selling to Local Foodservice Markets, Catherine Strohbehn, Sam Beattie, and Neric Smith

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Selected Measures of the Economic Values of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Production and Consumption in the Upper Midwest, Dave Swenson

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The Economic Impact of Fruit and Vegetable Production in Southwest Iowa Considering Local and Nearby Metropolitan Markets, Dave Swenson

Submissions from 2009

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High Tunnel Bramble Production in 2008, Paul Domoto, Gail Nonnecke, Bernard J. Havlovic, Leah B. Riesselman, Randy J. Breach, Nicholas P. Howell, Sabina Quint, and Linda Naeve

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Bedded Hoop Barns for Beef Cattle, Mark S. Honeyman, Shawn C. Shouse, Darrell Busby, and Jay D. Harmon

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Learning from the Floods of 2008: Practical Strategies for Resilience, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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Bison Broaden Biodiversity at Broken Kettle Grasslands, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group

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Grassbanks offer offsite grazing during pasture renovation, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group

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Graze goats to clean up trees, brush, weeds and other unwanted plants, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group

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Grazing CRP land improves feed, habitat, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group

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Profitable pasture rotations offer good habitat for birds and other wildlife, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group

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Improving Iowa Grasslands with Managed Grazing: 5 Case Studies, Leopold Center Grass-based Livestock Working Group and Lynn Betts

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Pre-Feasibility Business Models for High Tunnel Production and Light Processing/Accumulation, Linda Naeve and Ray Hansen

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High Tunnel Greek Oregano Production in 2008, Linda Naeve, Ray Hansen, Lester Wilson, Sebina Squint, and Leah B. Riesselman

Is Local Food More Expensive? A Consumer Price Perspective on Local and Non-local Foods Purchased in Iowa, Richard S. Pirog and Nick McCann

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Frequently Asked Questions on Food Regulations for Small Market Food Producers, Rich S. Pirog, Ross Baxter, and Kate Lyon

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Is Local Food More Expensive? A Consumer Price Perspective on Local and Non-local Foods Purchased in Iowa, Rich S. Pirog and Nick W, McCann

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Understanding Common Terms Used in Discussions about Climate Change and Agriculture, Rich S. Pirog and Rebecca Rasmussen

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Costs, Returns, Production and Financial Efficiency of Niche Pork Production in 2008, David R. Stender, James Kliebenstein, Richard Ness, John W. Mabry, and Gary Huber

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Investigating the Potential Economic Impacts of Local Foods for Southeast Iowa, Dave Swenson

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High Tunnel Colored Pepper Production in 2008, Henry Taber, Bernard J. Havlovic, and Nicholas P. Howell

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High Tunnel Pole Bean Production in 2008, Henry Taber, Bernard J. Havlovic, and Nicholas P. Howell

Submissions from 2008

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Understanding National Food Supply Chains: Sausage Prodcuts, Sue DeBlieck

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Understanding National Food Supply Chains: Frozen Fruits and Vegetables, Sue DeBlieck and Randy W. Boekenstedt

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High Tunnel Bramble Production in 2007, Bernard J. Havlovic, Dave Breach, Paul Domoto, and Linda Naeve

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High Tunnel Pest Scouting Model 2007, Iowa State University Extension

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Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico: Implications and Strategies for Iowa, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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Produce Profitability Calculator Users Manual, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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Reports from 2008 SARE Conference Scholarship Winners, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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U.S. Food Market Estimator Users Guide, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Center for Transportation Research and Education

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U.S. Food Market Estimator: Instructions for Use, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Center for Transportation Research and Education

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Making Value Chains Work: Best Practices for Success – Workshop Proceedings, Richard S. Pirog, Beth E. Larabee, Malcolm Robertson, Gary Huber, Andy Larson, Margaret Smith, Arion Thiboumery, and Karina Crosignani

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Assessing Fuel Efficiency and CO2 Emissions of Two Local Food Distribution Options in Iowa, Rich Pirog and Rebecca Rasmussen

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Food, Fuel and the Future: Consumer Perceptions of Local Food, Food Safety and Climate Change in the Context of Rising Prices, Rich Pirog and Rebecca Rasmussen

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Estimating the Production and Market Value‐Based Impacts of Nutritional Goals in NE Iowa, Dave Swenson

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High Tunnel Pepper Production in 2007, Henry Taber, Bernard J. Havlovic, and Nicholas P. Howell

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High Tunnel Tomato Production in 2007, Henry Taber, Bernard J. Havlovic, and Nicholas P. Howell

Submissions from 2007

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Giving a Beginner a Chance in the 2007 Farm Bill, Jon Bailey, Kim W. Preston, and Traci Bruckner

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Northeast Iowa Local Food Survey Summary Report, Craig Chase

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Understanding National Food Supply Chains: Fresh Cut Pork, Sue DeBlieck and Randy W. Boeckenstedt

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Custom Grazing Survey 2007: Strategies and Implications, Iowa Beef Center

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Custom Grazing Survey 2007: Demographics and Management Practices, Iowa Beef Center and Practical Farmers of Iowa

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Custom Grazing Survey 2007: Stocking Rates, Fees and Services, Iowa Beef Center and Practical Farmers of Iowa

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Environmental Benefits and Management of Small Grain Cover Crops in Corn-Soybean Rotations, Thomas C. Kaspar, Jeremy Singer, ben Knutson, Keith A. Kohler, Dan B. Jaynes, and Thomas B. Moorman

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Costs, Returns, Production and Financial Efficiency of Niche Pork Production in 2006, James Kliebenstein, David Stender, John W. Mabry, and Gary Huber

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Niche Pork Production Handbook, Peter J. Lammers and Mark S. Honeyman

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The Agriculture-Public Health Connection, Robert S. Lawrence

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Consumer perceptions of the safety, health and environmental impact of various scales and geographic origin of food supply chains, Richard S. Pirog and Andrew Larson

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Managing for Herd Health in Alternative Swine Systems: A Guide, Practical Farmers of Iowa

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Maximizing Carcass Utilization in Niche Pork Companies, Duane Short

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Determining the Methods for Measuring the Economic and Fiscal Impacts Association with Organic Crop Conversion in Iowa, David Swenson, Liesl Eathington, and Craig Chase

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Transaction Cost Case Studies for Six Iowa Food Producers, Clyde K. Walter, Randy Boeckenstedt, and Craig Chase

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Areas of Possible Collaboration Among Niche Pork Companies, Ann Wilkinson

Submissions from 2006

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Making the Farm / School Connection: Opportunities and Barriers to Greater Use of Locally-grown Produce in Public Schools, JoAnne Berkenkamp

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The Role of Collaborative Community Supported Agriculture: Lessons from Iowa, Corene M. Bregendahl and Cornelia Flora

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The Impact and Benefits of USDA Research and Grant Programs to Enhance Mid-size Farm Profitability and Rural Community Success, Kim Leval, Jon Bailey, Marie Powell, and Amanda Tuttle

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Berkshire Swine Production and Marketing, Larry K. McMullen

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Developing a Vibrant and Sustainable Regional Food System: Suggestions for Community-Based Groups, Richard S. Pirog, Gretchen A. Zdorkowski, Kamyar Enshayan, Christine Pardee, Ken Meter, Kory Beidler, Craig Chase, Susan Futrell, and Andrew Hug

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Clear Creek Watershed: 150 Years of Landscape Change, Andrew P. Rayburn and Lisa A. Schulte-Moore

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The Economic Impacts of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Production and Consumption in Iowa: Phase II, Dave Swenson

Submissions from 2005

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Consumer perceptions of place-based foods, food chain profit distribution and family farms, Thomas E. DeCarlo, Veronica Jean Franck, and Richard S. Pirog

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Evaluating Economic Impacts of Local Food Purchasing in Several Market Channels in Black Hawk/Surrounding Counties, Kamyar Enshayan

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Hoop Barn Swine Production, Mark S. Honeyman

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The Farm as Natural Habitat, Laura Jackson

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Consumers, Vendors, and the Economic Importance of Iowa Farmers’ Markets: An Economic Impact Survey Analysis, Daniel Otto and Theresa Varner

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Examining Awareness of and Support of Regional Food Systems in Iowa: Establishing a baseline of consumer knowledge about regional food systems and communication preferences, Kay M. Palan

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Calculating Food Miles for a Multiple Ingredient Food Product, Richard S. Pirog and Andrew Benjamin

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Aldo Leopold on Agriculture, Robert E. Sayre

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Small and Mid-size Iowa Farmer Training Program: Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Skills / Phase 1: Market Research, Strategic Marketing Services

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the Midwest United States: A regional characterization, Erin M. Tegtmeier and Michael Duffy

Submissions from 2004

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Winter Farrowing Greenhouse Project, Jude Becker

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Genetically Engineered Crops and Pesticide Use in the United States: The First Nine Years, Charles M. Benbrook

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Muscatine Melon: A Case Study of a Place-based Food in Iowa, Susan Futrell and Craig Chase

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LTL Trucking Terms & Process Guide, Nick Jones

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Why Worry about the Agriculture of the Middle?, Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Steve Stevenson, Fred Buttel, Tom Lyson, and Michael Duffy

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Supply Chain Options for Biobased Businesses, Rhonda R. Lummus

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Geographical Indicated Products in The Netherlands, Laura Mout

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New Product Development for Pork Niche Marketers, Rick Parker and Severin Johnson

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Consumer Perceptions of Pasture-raised Beef and Dairy Products: An Internet Consumer Study, Richard S. Pirog

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Ecolabel Value Assessment Phase II: Consumer Perceptions of Local Foods, Richard S. Pirog

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A Geography of Taste: Iowa’s Potential for Developing Place-Based and Traditional Foods, Richard S. Pirog and Zach Paskiet

Submissions from 2003

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A Survey of Pork Niche Marketers in the Midwest, Jim Ennis and Jean Andreasen

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Study on Iowa-Based Differentiated Pork, Food and Livestock Planning, Inc.

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Ecolabel Value Assessment: Consumer and Food Business Perceptions of Local Foods, Richard S. Pirog

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Checking the Food Odometer: Comparing Food Miles for Local versus Conventional Produce Sales to Iowa Institutions, Richard S. Pirog and Andrew Benjamin

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Niche Pork Marketing Opportunities, R. Parker and Associates, Inc.

Submissions from 2002

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How far do your fruit and vegetables travel?, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Submissions from 2001

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Food, Fuel, and Freeways: An Iowa perspective on how far food travels, fuel usage, and greenhouse gas emissions, Rich S. Pirog, Timothy Van Pelt, Kamyar Enshayan, and Ellen Cook

Submissions from 2000

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Grape Expectations: A food system perspective on redeveloping the Iowa grape industry, Rich S. Pirog

Submissions from 1999

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Comparing Apples to Apples: An Iowa Perspective on Apples and Local Food Systems, Rich S. Pirog and John C. Tyndall

Submissions from 1995

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Crops of ancient Iowa: Native plant use and farming systems, William Green and Shelly Gradwell