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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: On-Farm Research and Extension to Support Sustainable Nutrient Management of Organic Grain Cropping Systems in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

Project Number: 8042-21660-004-11
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 03, 2011
End Date: Mar 31, 2014

Objective:
The objective of this project is to facilitate cooperation among USDA-ARS BARC, Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Maryland Cooperative Extension in providing training for farmers and agricultural professionals in organic grain crop production.

Approach:
The Maryland Department of Agriculture supports development of organic agriculture in Maryland. They will help coordinate outreach activities for this project including: developing advertising materials for field days and workshops; providing stipends to cooperating farmers on whose land research is conducted; coordinating logistics of field day and workshop activities.

Last Modified: 10/22/2014
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