New England Forage and Weed ID and Management Training Project


Note: This project was completed in 2016. The valuable resources produced are now being hosted by the Northeast Pasture Consortium

This two-year professional development project, funded by Northeast SARE, is designed to help agricultural service providers and personnel working in Extension, USDA NRCS, State agricultural agencies, and non-government organizations throughout New England better identify forage/pasture plants and forage weeds and study pasture and haycrop management strategies to optimize forage production and quality on livestock farms.

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The project was a collaboration between the University of Vermont Extension and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The project team included:

Northeast SARE is a regional program of the nationwide SARE which offers competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and future economic viability of agriculture. The program is authorized under Subtitle B of Title XVI of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990.  It's wider mission is to advance, to the whole of American agriculture, innovations that improve profitability, stewardship, and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education. For more information go to,