Clearspring Produce Auction

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2000: $14,595.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $34,295.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), cherries, berries (strawberries), melons
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes, asparagus, beans, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, onions, peppers, rutabagas, sweet corn
  • Additional Plants: ornamentals
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking, on-farm/ranch research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management, market study, value added, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: indicators, wetlands
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, genetic resistance, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control, mulching - plastic, traps, mulching - vegetative, weed ecology
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, employment opportunities
    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.