Double-crop forage systems for dairy farms

Project Overview

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2003: $9,970.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Don Schwartz
Maryland Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, corn, oats, rye, sorghum (milo), wheat
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed formulation, feed rations, manure management, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: double cropping, no-till, nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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