Developing Advanced Grazing Educational Materials and Schools on Sustainable and Profitable Grazing Systems for the North Central Region

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $60,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Henry Bartholomew
Ohio State University Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: rye, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, sheep, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, parasite control, feed rations, free-range, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, watering systems, winter forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, agricultural finance, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, riverbank protection, wildlife
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, cultural control, mulches - living
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, analysis of personal/family life, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures
    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.