A Professional Development Conference on Organic Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $82,695.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $8,791.00
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:
Dr. Vern Grubinger
University of Vermont

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, parasite control, grazing - continuous, herbal medicines, homeopathy, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, cover crops, organic fertilizers
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, cultural control, physical control, prevention, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
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