Maximize Returns on Marginal Ground Using Silvopastoral Management Practices with Chestnut Trees, Rare Breed Sheep and Guard Llamas

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $2,694.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,345.00
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
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  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Nuts: general nuts
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, grazing - multispecies, grazing - rotational, housing, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: agroforestry
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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