Minimizing Equipment Costs on a Grazing Farm

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $2,683.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:


  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, grazing management
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management

    Proposal summary:

    Marion Bowlan, will evaluate the feasibility of planting corn for grazing and tall fescue for stockpiling on her farm. Bowland also plans to add sheep and pastured poultry to her operation. The goal is to minimize equipment costs while meeting consumer demand for grain-finished beef.

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