Category Archives: Advocacy

NEPC 2011 Meeting Part II

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Proceedings of Annual Business Meeting Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Part I of the meeting report After the mid-morning break, Session 2, Small Ruminants on Pasture, was held. … Continue reading

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2006 Federal Budget Request: Coshocton, OH

Consortium stakeholder budget request for USDA-ARS, Coshocton, OH, e-mailed to Senator DeWine (OH) and Representative Ney (OH) on April 8, 2005 The private-sector members of the Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium request the assistance of Representative Ney in providing … Continue reading

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2006 Federal Budget Request: Beaver, WV

Consortium stakeholder budget request for USDA-ARS, University Park, PA, and Wyndmoor, PA, e-mailed or delivered to Senators Gregg (NH), Leahy (VT), Santorum (PA), Specter (PA), Representatives Bass (NH), Bradley (NH), Boehlert (NY), Hinchey (NY), Peterson (PA), and others in early … Continue reading

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2006 Federal Budget Request: University Park, PA

Consortium stakeholder budget request for USDA-ARS, University Park, PA, and Wyndmoor, PA, e-mailed or delivered to Senators Gregg (NH), Leahy (VT), Santorum (PA), Specter (PA), Representatives Bass (NH), Bradley (NH), Boehlert (NY), Hinchey (NY), Peterson (PA), and others in early … Continue reading

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Tikofsky Research Priorities

Linda L. Garrison-Tikofsky, DVM Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS), Cornell University Priority: What are the management strategies and costs of transition or conversion of row crops to productive and sustainable grazing lands and soils? Priority: Evaluate the production and management … Continue reading

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USDA – ARS Research Priorities 2007

In response to the “Stakeholder Vision for the Northeast Region,” which was developed by the NE pasture Consortium and identified six research priorities for grazing research in the Northeast, USDA – ARS responded with “A Coordinated Initiative to Meet Research … Continue reading

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The 2007 Farm Bill: An Opportunity for Northeast Graziers

Printable version of this page The following are priority issues for the 2007 Farm Bill identified by stakeholders (producers, agri-business suppliers, and NGOs) involved with the Northeast Pasture Consortium (NEPC). The Farm Bill will be finalized this summer. It is … Continue reading

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