Conducting On-Farm Research: Enabling Farmers to Implement Sustainable Change in Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $50,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $18,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Kathryne Everts
University of Delaware, Dept. of Plant and Soil

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, rye, soybeans, hay
  • Fruits: berries (strawberries), melons
  • Vegetables: tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: poultry
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, risk management
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