Factors Affecting the Economic Viability and Sustainability of Rangelands Grant uri icon



  • Continual policy debates related to the appropriate rates which governmental units charge for forage leases on state and federal lands require current information on private grazing costs. Numerous issues related to land-use and management changes impact ranch profitability, rangeland values and sustainability of rangeland ecosystems and rural communities in Idaho and other western states. Economic analysis is critical information for many of the choices which society faces.

date/time interval

  • July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2016

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01455