Developing a Large-Scale Rotational Grazing System to Improve the Sustainability of and Profitability of a Cow-Calf Operation in Appalachia

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $27,885.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
John Lehman
Washington Farms, Ltd


  • Agronomic: rye, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: pasture fertility, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, vaccines, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: market study
  • Pest Management: chemical control
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, community services
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