Accountability at Local, State, and Federal Levels for Impacts of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Water Quality

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $223,322.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Federal Funds: $79,200.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $90,500.00
Region: Southern
State: Georgia
Principal Investigator:
Dwight Fisher

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine, poultry
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, manure management, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Natural Resources/Environment: hedges - grass, grass waterways, hedgerows, indicators, riparian buffers, riverbank protection
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
    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.