Picket Fence Creamery-Milk from Cow to Carton "Bridging the Gap Between City - Country Through Web-site Education and a Field Day Open House"

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $5,940.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $8,160.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: free-range, manure management, mineral supplements, pasture renovation, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, vaccines, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, multiple cropping, no-till, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: grass waterways, habitat enhancement, wildlife
  • Pest Management: prevention, sanitation
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, employment opportunities, sustainability measures
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