Sustainable Agriculture Innovations Lead to Rural Success

Project Overview

Project Type: Sustainable Community Innovation
Funds awarded in 2003: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: Texas
Principal Investigator:
Gayla Kessinger
Canutillo Independent Schoo

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: cotton, oats
  • Nuts: pecans
  • Vegetables: onions
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: range improvement
  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, nutrient cycling
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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