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Missouri Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Awards
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1996 Projects

1. Controlling Corn Earworm in Sweet Corn with Varietal Selections and Natural Occurring Chemicals
Arcadia Valley Farmer's Market
c/o Mike McCullough,
250 S. Main
Ironton, MO 63650

2. Establishment of a Pilot Plot to Determine the Varieties and Methods of Growing Oriental Vegetables That Are Suitable for Production in Missouri
William Beasley
700 N. Dometrorch Rd
Rocheport, MO 65279

3. Late Season Determinate Tomato Production on Ryegrass/Hairy Vetch Mulch
Dan Bigbee
1366 S. Fort Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

4. Beef Cattle Improvement in a Sustainable Management Intensive Grazing System
Robert Cessac
2362 St. Rt. O
Higbee, MO 65257

5. Mark Twain Artrazine Alternative Project
Larry Mason, RR 1, Shelbyville, MO 63469
Steve Gulso, 30094 Kennedy St.
Atlanta, MO 63530
Francis Joseph, RR 1, Cario, MO 65239
Kenneth Dill, Novelty, MO 63460
Robert Harrison, Hurdland, MO 63547
Charles Chaney & Eldon Dillworth
coordinators, 119 N. Rubey,Macon, MO 63552

6. Comparing Poultry Litter vs. Commercial Fertilizer in No-Till Corn Production and Phosphorus Management in No-Till Comparing Surface and Banding Applications
Melvin Gerber
RR 1 Box 156
Versailles, MO 65084

7. Evaluation of Mulch Systems for Weed and Disease Control in Tomato Production
Jonathan Kern
11341 Bodine Rd
Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670

8. Converting Fescue to Warm Season Grasses
Tom Lampe
1307 Chapel Drive
Harrisonville, MO 64701

9. Comparing Alternatives to Atrazine in Corn Production
Jon Payen, RR 1, Concordia, MO 64020
Tony Brackman, RR 1, Concordia, MO
Fred Inman, 810 Main, Concordia, MO
Concordia Farmers Coop, 618 Gordon, Concordia
Kenneth Lange (coordinator), RR 1
Concordia, MO 64020

10. Management Practices to Improve Dairy Goat Production on Small Farms
Hazel McTeer
1753 E. Farm Rd 45
Springfield, MO 65803

11. Geothermal Energy for Heating and Cooling Greenhouses
Fred Messner
9850 Hwy FF
Agency, MO 64401

12. Green House Heating with Solar Collectors, Wet Soil Heat Storage, Earth Lung Air Tempering, and Bio Heat
Mary & Levi Miller
18586 Dallas Co Line Rd
Phillipsburg, MO 65722

13. Native Prairie Reconstruction and Use in Northern Missouri
Frank Oberle
Rt. 1 Box 28
Novinger, MO 63559

14. Implementing a Management Intensive Grazing System on Conservation Reserve Program Acreage
Roger & Rhonda Reedy
RR 3 Box 137
Windsor, MO 65360

15. Sawdust Application as a Soil Amendment for Long Term Forage Production
Wes Roberts
RR 2 Box 325-R
Ellington, MO 63638

16. Construction of a Mobile Facility to Process Pasture Poultry
David Schafer
Rt 5 Box 33
Trenton, MO 64683

17. Evaluating Soil Nitrate Test to Make Nitrogen Recommendation
Ron Sommer
3301 County Rd 292
Auxvasse, MO 65231

18. Nutrient Cycling to Exclude Commercial Fertilizer Use via Management Intensive Grazing
Kees VandeerMeer
1653 Porter Ave.
Aurora, MO 65606

19. Broiler Litter to Enhance Legume Production in Phosphorus Deficient Soils
Tom Walsh
RR 2 Box 388
Edwards, MO 65326

20. Comparison of Irrigation Systems and Ground Covers in Fall Flower Production
James & Brenda Williamson
16985 Co Rd 533
Bloomfield, MO 63825

21. Impact of a Biological Program on Soil Structure and Nutritional Value of Plants
Dan & Paulette Wohnoutka
3326 S 1st Road
Humanville, MO 65674

22. Woodlot Management for the Private Landowner
Peter Zimmerman
4 Hazelnut Ct.
Florissant, MO 63033


The Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Program is a University Outreach and Extension program, administered jointly by the University of Missouri System and Lincoln University, in collaboration with the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and with support from the Bonnie Clark Fund for Sustainable Agriculture.

Questions? Comments? Please contact Joan Benjamin at: Joan.Benjamin@mda.mo.gov