Improving Farm Profits by Developing a Niche Market for Green-Certified Senior Calf Beef

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2000: $112,621.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $40,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
Project Leader:
W. Neil Gillies
Cacapon Institute

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - rotational, watering systems, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, market study, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: riverbank protection
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, social capital, sustainability measures
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