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Submissions from 2010

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Tunnels to tables: High tunnel production and distribution model for produce, Raymond S. Hansen and Linda L. Naeve

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Drainage water quality impacts of agricultural management practices, Matthew J. Helmers, Ramesh S. Kanwar, and Antonio P. Mallarino

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Building a direct-to-consumer distribution system in Iowa, Gary Huber

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Development and implementation of low-input delivery systems for ethanol co-products in forage-based beef systems, Daniel D. Loy and Joe Sellers

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Integrated soil and weed management production systems for perennial food crops, Gail R. Nonnecke, Craig A. Dilley, and Thomas E. Loynachan

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Adding a new generation to Iowa's sustainable farms, Teresa Opheim

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On-line learning: Using webinars to teach about succession and enterprise development issues, Teresa Opheim and David Baker

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Participatory ecology for 'Agriculture of the Middle': Developing tools and partnerships to bridge gaps among science, people and policy in landscape change, Lisa A. Schulte Moore, Ryan Cardiff Atwell, and Lynne M. Westphal

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Sustainable economic development through organic and grazing dairy farm establishment and transition, Larry F. Tranel and Robert Tigner

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Assessing the business development strengths and needs of women and Latino farmers in Iowa, Howard Van Auken, Leigh Adcock, and Hannah Lewis

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Iowa recreational property ownership: Identification, contact and social dynamics of multiple-use perennial landcover, Mimi M. Wagner and James LaGro

Submissions from 2009

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Variations in water and nutrient cycling and soil properties during agricultural landscape restoration, Heidi Asbjornsen, Matthew J. Helmers, Matthew Z. Liebman, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, and Randall K. Kolka

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Improving the impact and benefits of USDA research and grant programs to enhance mid-size farm profitability and rural community success, Jon Bailey

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Plan demonstration farm to include farm business incubator and educational use, Linda Barnes, Tom Diemerley, and Norman McCoy

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Planning a facility for value-added farm business incubation and educational use, Linda Barnes, Tom Diemerley, and Norman McCoy

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Mapping biomass markets in Iowa, Randy Boekenstedt

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Northeast Iowa local food survey summary report, Craig Chase

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Grinnell Area Petroleum Replacement Initiative, Phase 2, Rich Dana

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Organic agriculture program viability study, Awoke Desta Dollisso

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Community economic impact assessment for a multi-county local food system in northeast Iowa, Kamyar Enshayan

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Investigating the feasibility of establishing food processing and distribution centers for western Iowa, Patrick Garrity

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Effects of ambient temperature and transportation distances on the resulting pork quality, Raymond S. Hansen, Nina J. Biensen, and Kelly Biensen

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Strengthening the regional and local food systems in the Iowa Valley: Enhancing the sustainability of the University of Iowa food system, a Factor-10 approach, Rex Honey and Leah Wilson

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Evaluating the Conservation Security Program utilizing the perceptions and economics of producer participation: Implications for land stewardship in Iowa agriculture, James Kliebenstein and Denis Reich

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Southwest Iowa institutional foods survey and producer training program, Alan Ladd and Steve Adams

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Functional quality management systems for livestock producers, John Lawrence, John W. Mabry, and Mary Holz-Clause

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Establishment of a field school for weed ecology and management, Matthew Z. Liebman and Robert G. Hartzler

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A study of the factors that influence consumer attitudes towards beef products using the conjoint market analysis tool, Brian E. Mennecke, Anthony M. Townsend, Dermot J. Hayes, and Steven M. Lonergan

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Expanding grass-based organic dairy enterprises among southeastern Iowa farmers, Alexander S. Moffett

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Strengthening the local and regional food system in the Iowa Valley: Iowa Valley Regional Food Initiative, Alexander S. Moffett

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Leveraging student expertise to solve food production marketing problems, Kay M. Palan

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Effects of biomass harvest on soil erosion, Tom Richard, Amber D. Hasche Widman, and John M. Laflen

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Researching and evaluating an effective web-based local food sales template, Marilyn Rubner and Lora L. Friest

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Quantifying the role of riparian management to control non-point source pollution of pasture and cropland streams, James R. Russell, Daniel G. Morrical, John Kovar, Daryl R. Strohbehn, John D. Lawrence, Mathew M. Haan, Shelly Lee Nellesen, Thomas M. Isenhart, and Richard Schultz

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Assessing soil quality impacts after conversion of marginal cropland to productive conservation, Thomas J. Sauer, David E. James, and Cynthia A. Cambardella

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Safe food handling practices on the farm: Meeting the needs of foodservice operations, Catherine H. Strohbehn, Sam Beattie, and Neric Smith

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The role of herbaceous woodland perennial diversity for improving nutrient uptake of riparian areas, Jan R. Thompson and Catherine Mabry McMullen

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Native cover crops and timing of planting: Effects on 15N uptake, weed invasion and prairie establishment, Brian J. Wilsey

Submissions from 2008

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Cash flow and product profitability analysis and improvement for small meat processors, Veryl Anders, Brenda Martin, and Matthew K. Wenger

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Developing potatoes with horizontal resistance to the Colorado potato beetle, David G. Fisher

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Assessing needs and fostering agricultural entrepreneurship among immigrants in several Iowa communities, Lyle Fleshner, Rick Tafoya, and Hannah Lewis

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Taking the next step, Cornelia Flora and George Boody

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Cooperation: A survival strategy for small and medium-sized farms, Roger Ginder and Georgeanne Michael Artz

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Integration of natural seed treatments in organic and open-pollinated corn systems, A. Susana Goggi, Kathleen Delate, Linda M. Pollak, and Kendall R. Lamkey

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New food entrepreneurs: Value added enterprises for farm profitability, facilitating understanding between producers, processors and policymakers, Richard Graves and Christine Pardee

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Potential to operate greenhouses and aquaculture in conjunction with Iowa's ethanol plants, Raymond S. Hansen and Connie L. Hardy

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Bridging the gap: What does it take to bring small- and medium-sized producers and retail and foodservice distributors together?, Connie Hardy and Mary Holz-Clause

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Whiterock Conservancy baseline data project, Elizabeth Hill, Tom Rosburg, Kay Neumann, and Bill Clark

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Business organization and coordination in niche hog marketing, James Kliebenstein, Brent Hueth, and Maro A. Ibarburu

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Reduced stormwater runoff via increased use of rain gardens, Inger Lamb and Anita Maher-Lewis

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Growing Farm to ISU: The first five months, Nancy Levandowski and Jamie R. Lenz

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Developing ecologically sound and profitable alternative fertilizer and manure phosphorus management strategies, Antonio P. Mallarino

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Strengthening the local and regional food system in the Iowa Valley, Alexander Moffett

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Investigation of the economic feasibility of pasture-based dairy operations in northwest Iowa, Christine Mondak and Tom Olsen

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Pawpaw trial maintenance, Patrick J. O'Malley

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Fostering an effective green payment program, Teresa Opheim

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Integrating hunting and grazing: Loess Hills and south central Iowa on-farm management experiences, James L. Pease and Annabel Lee Major

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Bird nesting on rotationally grazed warm- and cool-season grass paddocks in southern Iowa, James L. Pease and Ryan David Marquardt

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Pilot project to identify and measure the relevant costs of production for sustainable agriculture products, Sue Ravenscroft and B. Michael Doran

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Growing Your Small Market Farm Business Planning Program, Sharon Shafer and Penny Brown Huber

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Organic, natural and grass-fed beef: Profitability and constraints to production in the Midwestern United States, Margaret Smith and John Lawrence

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Determining the methods for measuring the economic and fiscal impacts associated with organic crop conversion in Iowa, David Swenson, Liesl Eathington, and Craig Chase

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Development of a niche agriculture small business money map and process to disseminate information, Howard Van Auken

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Local food, local policy: A case study on engaging policy makers in the development of their foodshed, Leah Wilson

Submissions from 2007

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Farm Bill listening sessions, Leigh Adcock

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Development of a rural wine culture in Iowa, Jonathan E. Bell and Warren Johnson

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Life in Iowa Homecoming Institute, Nancy Bevin and Shellie Orngard

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Using contracts to expand produce market opportunities, Jason D. Ellis

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The role of collaborative community supported agriculture: Lessons from Iowa, Cornelia Flora and Corene M. Bregendahl

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Assessment of triticale varieties for swine feeding performance, late planting, Lance Gibson, Jean-Luc Jannink, and Mark S. Honeyman

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Women, land and legacy: Agricultural policy for changing landownership, Cassi Johnson and Denise O'Brien

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Economically sustainable riparian buffer to promote bank stability and reduce gully erosion and phosphorus runoff in the Loess Hills, J. M. Kelly, Sally D. Logsdon, and Michael Burkhart

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Devising a framework for implementing cattle-grazing, fire on grassland in southern Iowa, James R. Miller and David M. Engle

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Small/midsize Iowa farmer marketing, entrepreneurship, business planning training, Ronald A. Padavich

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Taste of Place: Place-based foods in Iowa, Rachelle H. Saltzman

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Taste of Place Project, Phase II: Outreach, Rachelle H. Saltzman

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Retrospective assessment of landscape, land use change in the Clear Creek Watershed, Lisa A. Schulte, Lawrence Rayburn, and Laura C. Merrick

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A survey of broilers from organic, free-range and conventional systems for cooked meat yields, composition, relative value, Joseph G. Sebranek and Ryan Husak

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Economic viability of local food marketing for Iowa restaurants, growers/producers, Amrit Sharma

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Naming and graphing entrepreneurial and community based agriculture linkages, Carol Richardson Smith, Penny Brown Huber, and Matthew Russell

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Market Maker for Iowa, Craig Tordsen and Raymond S. Hansen

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Case studies and benchmark transaction costs for select food products, Clyde K. Walter, Randy Boeckenstedt, and Craig A. Chase

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Assessing the market potential for goat meat among recent immigrants to Siouxland, Betty L. Wells and Hanna Lewis

Submissions from 2006

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Grinnell Area Local Food System Initiative, Jonathan G. Andelson

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Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Agriculture Program at Marshalltown Community College, Linda Barnes and Tom Deimerly

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Sustaining agricultural producers through direct marketing of processed foods, Craig A. Chase, Jill Weber, and Kamyar Enshayan

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Economic analysis of current and potential Muscatine melon market, Craig Chase and Susan Futrell

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Company environmental and societal positions as sources of competitive advantage: Consumer- and retailer-level effects, Thomas E. DeCarlo and Michael J. Barone

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

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Survey of Iowa organic farmers on the impact of the National Organic Program, Kathleen Delate

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Economically optimal enterprise mix for Iowa farms, Shane Ellis

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Forming agricultural bargaining units for a sustainable and equitable agriculture, Roger Ginder, Amy Guptil, Richard A. Levins, Laurance R. Waldoch, and Richard Welsh

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Web-based interactive decision model for determining economic feasibility of growing grapes and establishing a small winery for wine and grape juice, Mary Holz-Clause and Craig Tordsen

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Beef cattle feeding in deep-bedded hoop barns, Mark S. Honeyman

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Alternative farrowing systems during cold weather, Mark S. Honeyman, Jay D. Harmon, and James B. Kliebenstein

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Developing an integrated research and outreach program for niche pork, Gary Huber

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Supporting direct meat marketing in Iowa, Gary Huber, Rick Hartmann, and Todd Kimm

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Southwest Iowa Entrepreneurial Center: An achievable product-to-market business model for niche ag producers, Alan Ladd and Lynn Adams

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A study of place-based food tourism in northeast Iowa communities, Sam Lankford, Jill Lankford, and Ariana Cela

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The role of herbaceous woodland perennial diversity for improving nutrient uptake capacity of riparian areas, Cathy Mabry McMullen and Jan Thompson