Training in Size Appropriate Technology for Hill Farmers

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2000: $84,686.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: Southern
State: Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
Betty King
University of Kentucky

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: grapes, berries (strawberries), melons
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, cucurbits, peas (culinary), peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: tobacco, herbs
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, goats, sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing - multispecies, grazing - rotational, watering systems, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: agroforestry, cover crops, forestry, nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, marketing management, whole farm planning
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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