In-Service Training on Sustainable Animal Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1996: $7,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Calvin Walker
University of Maine

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed rations, manure management, preventive practices
  • Crop Production: municipal wastes, nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: extension
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, marketing management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: riverbank protection
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: composting
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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