Development of Ethnic - Specialty Vegetable Production - Marketing Resources

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $122,731.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $7,216.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:
Richard VanVranken
Rutgers Cooperative Extension - Atlantic County

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes, radish (oilseed, daikon, forage)
  • Vegetables: artichokes, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), greens (lettuces), leeks, okra, onions, parsnips, peas (culinary), peppers, radishes (culinary), sweet potatoes, taro, tomatoes, turnips, roselle, verdalaga, fenugreek
  • Additional Plants: ginger, herbs


  • Crop Production: multiple cropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, urban/rural integration
    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.