sustainable agriculture, sustainable farms, farm technology
The sustainable agriculture technology followed by South Dakota farmers is characterized by very limited use of synthetic chemical inputs (fertilizers , pesticides) a fundamental emphasis on crop rotations to control weeds, insects , and diseases; and the use of "organic" markets to enhance returns from selling part of farmers' sustainably-produced grains.
Department of Economics, South Dakota State University
Number of Pages
Taylor, Donald; Dobbs, Thomas; and Smolik, James, "South Dakota's Sustainable Agriculture Technology" (1989). Economics Staff Paper Series. 66.