Improving Livestock and Grain Farms' Contribution to Environmental Quality through Headwaters Learning Communities

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $24,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Richard Moore
Ohio State University


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, ridge tillage, conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, marketing management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, habitat enhancement, indicators, riparian buffers, wetlands
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, soil analysis, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, analysis of personal/family life, social capital, sustainability measures
    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.