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Research can take many forms and lead to many different outcomes. The ultimate goal is sustainability – for the landscape, Iowa’s people and natural resources. Below is a list of intermediate outcomes of Leopold Center-supported projects, partnerships and activities. Included are extension publications, in-house research projects, informative presentations and other reports – all with some link to the Leopold Center.
All Pubs & Papers are PDFs, which require a free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click on the image or title to view the PDF.
These materials were written, reviewed or presented by Leopold Center staff. All other materials are related or based on projects supported by the Leopold Center.
|Scaling-Up: Perspectives from Growers and Buyers on Barriers and Benefits to Wholesale Marketing of Local Fruits and Vegetables||October 2012||Link | PDF|
|Seeking What Works at What Scale||October 2011||Link | PDF|
|Selected Measures of the Economic Values of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Production and Consumption in the Upper Midwest||March 2010||Link | PDF|
|Sharing the Lessons Learned from the 2013 Iowa Local Food Conference||May 2013||Link | PDF|
|Small and Mid-size Iowa Farmer Training Program: Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Skills / Phase 1: Market Research||April 2005||Link | PDF|
|Soil Quality in Organic Agricultural Systems||August 2003||Link | PDF|
|Species for Iowa Woodland Planting and Restoration||January 2013||Link | PDF|
|Spirituality in Agriculture||October 2005||Link | PDF|
|Stewards of our streams: Assessing the need for a riparian management system||September 2002||Link | PDF|
|Stewards of our streams: Buffer strip design, establishment and maintenance||April 1997||Link | PDF|
|Stewards of our streams: Maintenance of riparian buffers||March 2002||Link | PDF|
|Strip Intercropping: A CRP Conversion Option||June 2008||Link | PDF|
|Study on Iowa-Based Differentiated Pork||October 2003||Link | PDF|
|Summit Proceedings: Seeds & Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture||September 2003||Link | PDF|
|Supply Chain Options for Biobased Businesses||September 2004||Link | PDF|
|Survey of Disease Pressures in 26 Niche Herds in the Midwestern United States||September 2009||Link | PDF|
|Swine System Options for Iowa: Outdoor Pig Production, An Approach That Works||May 1996||Link | PDF|
|Swine System Options for Iowa: Proceedings of February 1996 Conference||February 1996||Link | PDF|
|Swine System Options for Iowa: Proceedings of February 1999 Conference||February 1999||Link | PDF|
|Swine System Options for Iowa: Swedish Deep-Bedded Group Nursing Systems for Feeder Pig Production||September 2006||Link | PDF|