Vermicompost of Agricultural Wastes into an Efficient Plant Growth Media in Order to Create a Sustainable Production System

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $2,310.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $6,790.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, flax, spelt, soybeans, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: tomatoes
  • Animals: sheep
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Animal Production: manure management, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, transitioning to organic, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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