Professional Development for Agricultural Service Providers in Pollution Discharge Elimination System

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2012: $26,699.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2014
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
Project Leader:
Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights, Ph.D.
West Virginia University

Annual Reports


  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, swine, sheep


  • Animal Production: housing, feed rations, grazing management, manure management, preventive practices
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, risk management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: grass waterways, riparian buffers, riverbank protection
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, composting, soil quality/health
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