Organic Food Production and Marketing - Educational Resource Development

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $19,100.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,606.40
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, free-range, herbal medicines, homeopathy, manure management, mineral supplements, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, preventive practices, probiotics, grazing - rotational, vaccines
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: display
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, market study
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, flame, mating disruption, physical control, prevention, row covers (for pests), sanitation, trap crops, weeder geese/poultry
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, composting, soil quality/health
    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.