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
Ordering info:
Cost: $0.00
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