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Profitable Dairy Options

Profitable Dairy Options - Grazing - Marketing - Nutrient Management. USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and agriculture in Concert with the Environment (ACE), a joint USDA/U.S. EPA program.

Profitable Dairy Options -- an 8-page brochure highlighting sustainable dairy production practices. Draws information from SARE/ACE projects throughout the US and presents the findings in attractive and easy-to-read format. It focuses on rotational grazing, innovative marketing strategies, and nutrient management techniques for sustainable dairy production. It highlights 'pasture-user support groups', the benefits of manures and composts, the pre-sidedress soil nitrate test (PSNT), alternative silage crops, and other profitable options. The brochure includes valuable information for feedlot-oriented systems, and has applicability for any livestock system. A list of Resources for dairy producers is also included.

The information in this brochure will be of use to producers, consultants, Extension agents, and anyone involved in information transfer to livestock producers. The brochure is FREE and available in single copies or in quantity from Andy Clark (see below).

Sustainable Agriculture Directory of Expertise

Sustainable Agriculture Directory of Expertise - contains information for more than 700 individuals and organization with specific expertise in sustainable agriculture. Cost: $14.99.

Ordering Information:

Andy Clark
SAN Coordinator
Room 304, National Agricultural Library
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351

email:san@nalusda.gov