- Microlivestock: Little-Known Small Animals with a Promising Economic Future Office of International Affairs (OIA)
- Raising beef cattle on a few acres. Sept., 1999. Dale ZoBell, Craig Burrell, and Clell Bagley, Utah State University.
- Supplementing Cattle on Drought Affected Pastures and Ranges. March 2003, James R. Males, John Unruh, Bill McReynolds, Washington State University.
- Weaning on Pasture for Low-Stress Beef Production. October 30,2003, Dr. Jim Gerrish, Grazing Land Consultant, Washington State University.
- Alternative Beef Marketing, May 2000, Richard Earles and Anne Fanatico, Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA).
- Oregon Country Beef, 2001, Doc & Connie Hatfield, growers and marketers of sustainable grown beef from eastern Oregon.
Swine Manure Management
- Expanding Swine Production in Eastern Washington. December 1997. Thomas Platt. Washington State University.
- The Kansas Swine Nutrition Guide. October 1997. Robert Goodband, Mike Tokach, Steve Dritz, and Jim Nelssen. General Swine Nutrition requirements.
- Agricultural Alternatives – Swine Production Penn State. Information to design a production system that will compliment your resources and lifestyle.
- Microlivestock: Little-Known Small Animals with a Promising Economic Future(1991) The National Academies Press, Office of International Affairs (OIA); you can print this book one page at a time, or purchase an electronic copy.
- Profitable Pork: Alternative Strategies for Hog Producers. Alternative small scale hog production is described including deep-straw bedding, hoop structures, and pasturing. The bulletin also describes animal health, marketing options, and manure management. 16 pages pdf. Also available in Spanish.