In-house composting in high-rise, caged layer facilities

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2000: $60,975.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,325.00
Region: Western
State: Utah
Principal Investigator:
Richard Koenig
Utah State University

Annual Reports


  • Animals: poultry


  • Animal Production: manure management
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, value added
  • Pest Management: cultural control, physical control
  • Production Systems: holistic management, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: composting
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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