Designing My Path into Sustainable Organic Farming

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $5,448.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $9,117.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: cover crops, tissue analysis, conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: networking, participatory research
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, physical control
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    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.