Integrated Crop and Sylvan Systems with Swine: A State and National Initiative

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $156,262.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,000.00
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Charles Talbott
NCA&T University

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: corn
  • Vegetables: beans
  • Animals: swine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, parasite control, manure management, pasture fertility, winter forage
  • Crop Production: agroforestry, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, focus group, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, value added
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis, composting
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