Legal Guide for Farm Marketers

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1997: $36,250.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Neil Hamilton
Drake University Law School

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), cherries, melons, peaches, pears, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: artichokes, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, lentils, onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips, brussel sprouts
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants, ornamentals, trees
  • Animals: bees, bovine, poultry, goats, rabbits, sheep, swine
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: free-range
  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, organic fertilizers
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, risk management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban agriculture
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.