A pilot project for zero discharge farming

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $3,250.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Alan Haight
Riverhill Farm


  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Animal Production: manure management, preventive practices
  • Crop Production: cover crops, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, feasibility study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: grass waterways, riparian buffers, riverbank protection
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, composting, nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: social capital, social psychological indicators, sustainability measures
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