Improving Vineyard Grass and Weed Control through the Incorporation of Babydoll Sheep

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $3,736.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
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  • Fruits: grapes
  • Animals: sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing management
  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Pest Management: physical control, weed ecology

    Proposal summary:

    Testing the effectiveness of controlling grass and weed growth in Midwestern vineyards with managed, rotational grazing of Olde English Babydoll Sheep.

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