Expanding Opportunities for Community-Based Educational Programs in Sustainable Small Acreage Farming and Ranching

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2003: $98,143.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $13,193.00
Region: Western
State: Idaho
Principal Investigator:
Cinda Williams
University of Idaho Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: herbs, ornamentals


  • Animal Production: free-range, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, multiple cropping, nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, mentoring, networking
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, feasibility study, value added, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, cultural control, economic threshold, integrated pest management, physical control, row covers (for pests), sanitation, trap crops, traps
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, analysis of personal/family life, community services
    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.