Design and Building of a Facility for the production of Goat and Sheep milk Cheeses on the farmsteadin rural SW Colorado

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $7,460.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Western
State: Colorado
Principal Investigator:
Denise Bohemier
El Rancho del Cielo

Annual Reports


  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: goats, sheep


  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, feed additives, watering systems
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, physical control
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures
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