Reasibility and Effect of Grass-Based Dairying on the Family Farm

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $5,970.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
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  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, manure management, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, grazing - rotational, watering systems
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study, whole farm planning
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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