Promoting ‘One Welfare’ through Silvopasture Systems

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $279,078.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Virginia Tech
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Leonie Jacobs
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
John Fike
school of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Va Tech
Dr. John Munsell, PhD
Virginia Tech - Department of Forest Resources and Environmental
Gabriel Pent
Dept. of Crop and Soil Environmental Science, Virginia Tech
Presentation given during the "Regenerative Poultry Convergence" in Northfield, MN (23-24 March 2023). Topics included the silvopasture project, the relationship between avian influenza and silvopastures, and some general animal welfare considerations for poultry farming
Conference/Presentation Material
Leonie Jacobs, Virginia Tech
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.