Comparing Alfalfa and Red Clover as Economical Dairy Cow Forage

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $2,197.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,850.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: general hay and forage crops, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
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