Responding to Expressed Needs: SARE/ACE Regional Training with the Sustainable Dairy Systems Manual and Software

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $48,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $37,500.00
Region: Southern
State: Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Clark Garland
University of Tennessee
Steve Isaacs
University of Kentucky


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


  • Animal Production: housing, grazing - continuous, feed additives, feed formulation, feed rations, manure management, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational, vaccines, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, display, extension
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance, risk management
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities
    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.