Growing Peas As a Protein Source for Organic Livestock

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $1,031.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $470.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
William Welsh
Welsh Family Organic Farm


  • Agronomic: barley
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, swine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: intercropping, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development
  • Pest Management: competition
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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