Location: Natural Resource Management Research
Project Number: 3064-21660-003-17-S
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Aug 1, 2013
End Date: Jul 31, 2017
Assess farmer and allied agricultural service providers concerning expansion of bioenergy oilseed production and contracting in existing wheat-based production systems.
Extension educators in the region will be contacted to i) identify extension educators’ current level of knowledge concerning oilseed and bioenergy crop production; (ii) determine needed information and technical assistance to train extension educators; (iii) obtain information to guide the development of an outreach program for this project to assist local extension educators. Outreach and extension efforts to the agricultural community will be achieved through: (i) community stakeholder conferences and meetings to obtain input from agricultural stakeholders and disseminate project findings, information an output; and (ii) outreach media, which includes a professionally developed website, electronic decision aides, fact sheets and agricultural demonstrations.