Goat Friendly Pastures

Project Overview

Project Type: On-Farm Research
Funds awarded in 2003: $14,975.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Federal Funds: $21,958.00
Region: Southern
State: Kentucky
Principal Investigator:
Terry Hutchens
Univ of Kentucky & Kentucky State Univ

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)
  • Animals: goats


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, parasite control, animal protection and health, grazing - continuous, mineral supplements, grazing - multispecies, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, winter forage
  • Crop Production: double cropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: biological control, cultural control, field monitoring/scouting, physical control
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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