In-Service Training in Sustainable Agriculture and Agricultural Ecology for NRCS Personnel and Partners

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1996: $30,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Lawrence Dyer
Kellogg Biological Station / Extension

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: study circle
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: biological control, integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships
    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.