Scaling Up Pastured Livestock Production: Benchmarks for Getting the Most Out of Feed & Land

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2017: $14,326.00
Projected End Date: 04/15/2020
Grant Recipient: Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Dr. Franklin Egan
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Summarized land and feed efficiency benchmarks for grass-finished beef, pastured pigs, and pastured broilers. Explores the implications of these benchmarks for scaling up pastured livestock to become a dominant method of livestock farming in Pennsylvania.
Franklin Egan, Pasa Sustainable Agriculture
Brooks Miller, North Mountain Pastures
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Researchers
Ordering info:
Franklin Egan
Pasa Sustainable Agriculture
PO Box 11805
Harrisburg, PA 17108
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