The Farmer's Relevant Voice: A Farmer-Produced Educational Program for Watershed Coordinators

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $50,016.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Federal Funds: $23,432.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $23,432.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Barbara Bellows
Cornell University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: grapes
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, focus group, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, indicators, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, composting, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation
    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.