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Natural Livestock Feasibility Study



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By Jeff Schahczenski

Published: February 2009

Updated: February 2009

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24 pages


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Introduction

This 24-page publication is the final report for a 2009 NCAT project that explored the feasibility of producers developing alternative markets for livestock in Inyo and Mono counties of California. Opportunities for developing regional markets for grass-finished and organic cattle and sheep were evaluated.

Table of Contents

I. Executive summary
II. Labeling
     Grass finished
     Organic
     Natural
     Combination labels
     Eastern Sierra Beef
III. Infrastructure needs assessment
     Combined model results
     Implications
IV. Producers and partners
V. Production
VI. Market analysis
VI. Marketing opportunities
     Results
VII. Action plan and budget
     Recommendations
Appendix

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