Profitability of Grass-Based Forages in SW New York

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $3,050.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: general silage crops


  • Farm Business Management: economic/marketing

    Proposal summary:

    James Barney will compare the economics of growing and feeding grass-based forage crops with alfalfa/corn rotations for dairy farmers in the southern tier of western New York. Barney's two year project will track yields, feed quality and costs.

    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.