Diagnostic Team Approach to Enhancing Dairy Farm Sustainability, Phase II

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $50,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
C. William Heald
The Pennsylvania State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, grazing - continuous, feed additives, feed formulation, feed rations, manure management, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, vaccines, winter forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
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