On-farm Research and Extension to Support Sustainable Nutrient Management of Organic Grain Cropping Systems in the Mid-atlantic Region
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory
Project Number: 8042-21660-004-11
General Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Mar 03, 2011
End Date: Mar 31, 2014
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.
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.