Vermicomposting Demonstration Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,250.00
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Dave Renner
Diamond Point Dairy

Annual Reports


  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, preventive practices
  • Crop Production: municipal wastes, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, feasibility study
  • Pest Management: compost extracts, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: earthworms, composting
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, social networks, sustainability measures
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