Participatory Learning Between Farms and Field Crop Area of Expertise Team Members

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1996: $48,200.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Federal Funds: $16,200.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $16,200.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Natalie Rector
MSU Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, soybeans, sugarbeets, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay


  • Animal Production: manure management, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Pest Management: biological control, flame, integrated pest management, precision herbicide use
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
    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.