Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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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.

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Scaling-Up: Perspectives from Growers and Buyers on Barriers and Benefits to Wholesale Marketing of Local Fruits and Vegetables October 2012 Link
Leopold Center Document Seeking What Works at What Scale October 2011 Link
Leopold Center Document Selected Measures of the Economic Values of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Production and Consumption in the Upper Midwest March 2010 Link
Leopold Center Document Shared-use Kitchen Planning Toolkit September 2014 Link
Leopold Center Document Sharing the Lessons Learned from the 2013 Iowa Local Food Conference May 2013 Link
Small and Mid-size Iowa Farmer Training Program: Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Skills / Phase 1: Market Research April 2005 Link
Leopold Center Document Small Changes, Big Impacts: Prairie Conservation Strips July 2014 Link
Soil Quality in Organic Agricultural Systems August 2003 Link
Leopold Center Document Species for Iowa Woodland Planting and Restoration January 2013 Link
Leopold Center Document Spirituality in Agriculture October 2005 Link
Leopold Center Document Starting an Online Local Food Co-op July 2013 Link
Stewards of our streams: Assessing the need for a riparian management system September 2002 Link
Stewards of our streams: Buffer strip design, establishment and maintenance April 1997 Link
Stewards of our streams: Maintenance of riparian buffers March 2002 Link
Strip Intercropping: A CRP Conversion Option June 2008 Link
Study on Iowa-Based Differentiated Pork October 2003 Link
Leopold Center Document Success Stories: Dream to Farm December 2013 Link
Leopold Center Document Success Stories: Helping Iowa Producers November 2014 Link
Leopold Center Document Success Stories: MarketMaker for Iowa September 2014 Link
Leopold Center Document Success Stories: Refugee Incubator Farm August 2013 Link
Leopold Center Document Success Stories: Saturated Buffers November 2013 Link
Summit Proceedings: Seeds & Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture September 2003 Link
Supply Chain Options for Biobased Businesses September 2004 Link
Survey of Disease Pressures in 26 Niche Herds in the Midwestern United States September 2009 Link
Sustainable Farm Leasing Quick Reference Guide January 2010 Link
Leopold Center Document Swine System Options for Iowa: Outdoor Pig Production, An Approach That Works May 1996 Link
Leopold Center Document Swine System Options for Iowa: Proceedings of February 1996 Conference February 1996 Link
Leopold Center Document Swine System Options for Iowa: Proceedings of February 1999 Conference February 1999 Link
Swine System Options for Iowa: Swedish Deep-Bedded Group Nursing Systems for Feeder Pig Production September 2006 Link