Quick Protein

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $2,610.35
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,550.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. annual), grass (misc. perennial), grass (turfgrass, sod)


  • Sustainable Communities: quality of life

    Proposal summary:

    Jim Weaver will develop and test a quick, inexpensive method for determining protein content of pastures used for rotationally grazing cows. The goal is to provide grazers with information on pasture quality to make timely management decisions that will enhance grazing performance.

    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.