Sustainable pasture lamb production

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $147,495.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Federal Funds: $29,913.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Niki Whitley
UMES - Maryland Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports


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


  • Animal Production: parasite control, animal protection and health, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Pest Management: chemical control, genetic resistance, integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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