Final Report for FNC92-024

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1992: $2,020.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $17,050.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
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Project Information

Summary:

Development of a program to raise organically certified beef requires on-farm feed testing and mixing. Changing harvest practices to use a combine with a recleaner will eliminate the spread of weed seed and construction of a better corn crib, and a grind will allow on-farm feed development according to organic certification standards. This project will help provide for a livestock consultant and crop consultant to provide guidance and support with the transition to a more sustainable system with OCIA-approved supplements.

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