A Training Program for Agriculture Educators Targeting Integrated Cow/calf Operation Management Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $342,389.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Region: Southern
State: Oklahoma
Principal Investigator:
Steven Smith
Oklahoma State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, grazing - continuous, feed additives, feed formulation, feed rations, implants, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational, winter forage
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, value added, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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