Vermont Dairy Farm Sustainability Project, Inc.

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $96,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $280,550.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Bill Jokela
University of Vermont

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed formulation, feed rations, manure management, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, preventive practices, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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