Organic Food Production and Marketing - Tours and Resource Guide

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1996: $17,050.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $13,104.00
Region: Western
State: Washington
Principal Investigator:
Leslie Zenz
Washington State Dept. of Ag.

Annual Reports


Not commodity specific


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, parasite control, animal protection and health, feed additives, feed formulation, feed rations, free-range, herbal medicines, homeopathy, manure management, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, probiotics, grazing - rotational, vaccines, winter forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, community-supported agriculture, marketing management, market study, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: hedgerows
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, chemical control, competition, cultural control, field monitoring/scouting, flame, genetic resistance, integrated pest management, mating disruption, physical control, prevention, row covers (for pests), trap crops, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis
    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.