�355��1� �2�General Information For Spring 2009�3� Goals for Spring 2009:

- Establish a vegetable production (simulation along with drip irrigation).

- Blog/document to provide tutorials of what we’re doing and information to contacts/stakeholders/specifically Paul.

- Provide resources/information so a nursery can be started along with planting of a potential cover crop (by march).

- Create a hatchery.

- Start a small bamboo production/working alongside the anaerobic production team.

Contacts:

  • Tom Colledge: thc100@psu.edu: Edsgn 452 Instructor -- Faculty Project Lead
  • Casey Leicht: ctl5000@psu.edu: Ag Team
  • Niki Hooper: amh5011@psu.edu: Ag Team
  • Paul Maina -- Director of CYEC: Please contact through Dr. Tom Colledge (thc100@psu.edu)
  • John Karuma -- Member of Agriculture Ministry of Kenya: Please contact through Niki Hooper (amh5011) or Tom Colledge (thc100@psu.edu)
  • Sjoerd Duiker -- Penn State Agriculture Faculty Advisor (swd10@psu.edu)

Current Ag Team Contact Information:

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Important Dates:

  • Febuary 12th: Begin Greenhouse Model here at Penn State

Greenhouse Blog

Testimonial Research or Advice:

Dietary Information from Paul -- 11/06/08

Agricultural Discussion with Paul -- 11/06/2008

Response from John Karuma -- 11/07/2008

Ag production research --2/5/2009

SOURCES OF INTEREST

Global Overview of Good Ag. Extension Practices

http://www.fao.org/ag/AGP/AGPC/doc/Counprof/Kenya.htm

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Current Research:

Interested students could be broken up into these sections for research / design of these methods.


Land Application
Processing
Advancing Technologies
Entrepreneurship
Plowing
Drying
Greenhouses
Domestic Business
Fertilizer
Milling

Export-Natl/Intntl Business
Manure Management
Decortication

Education
Herbicides




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Fall 2008

Suggestions to CYEC for this semester should include:

  1. What crops and quantities of crops will be grown?
  2. What animals and quantities of animals will be raised?
  3. What method of irrigation will be implemented?
  4. What method of Pest management will be implemented?
  5. What methods will be used to process the food produced.?

Research completed Fall 2008

Animals ||= Crops ||= Processing ||= Irrigation Methods ||= Pest Management || ||= Livestock ||= Vegetables ||= Cold Storage ||= Treadle Pumps ||= Crop Rotation || ||= Aquaculture ||= Fruit ||= Pickling ||= Drip Irrigation ||= Push-Pull Method || ||= ||= Other Crops ||= Chutney ||= ||= || ||= ||= ||= Grinding ||= ||= || ||= ||= ||= Drying ||= ||= ||=

History of Project:

Past Documents