Converting to Sustainable Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1992: $3,120.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Grant Recipient: Schafer Edinburg Farms, Inc.
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:
David Schafer
Schafer Edinburg Farms Inc

The award was declined due to changed business opportunities.


Not commodity specific


  • Soil Management: composting, organic matter, soil quality/health

    Proposal summary:

    The agricultural operations will be the manufacturing and spreading of composted materials on pasture lands to improve soil characteristics. 

    Project objectives from proposal:

    1. To improve the fertility, water retention and structure of our soil by spreading compost
    2. To promote urban and rural awareness of sustainable practices.
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.