Katahdin Hair Sheep Upgrade Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2000: $135,167.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $35,344.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Dr. Richard Brzozowski
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, corn, oats, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: sheep


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed rations, pasture fertility, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, vaccines, watering systems
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives
  • Pest Management: prevention
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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