Evaluating Pasture-Based Poultry Systems: Potential Contribution to Farm Diversification, Human Nutrition, and Marketing Alternatives

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $89,348.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $109,800.00
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
George Stevenson
UW-Madison, Center for Integrated Ag. Systems

Annual Reports


  • Animals: poultry


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, manure management, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Education and Training: participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, agricultural finance, market study, whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life
    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.