Clearspring Produce Auction

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $15,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $95,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: melons
  • Vegetables: asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, onions, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: economic/marketing
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, competition, cultural control, genetic resistance, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, mating disruption, physical control, mulching - plastic, cultivation, prevention, smother crops, trap crops, traps, weather monitoring, weed ecology
  • Soil Management: green manures, nutrient mineralization, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, analysis of personal/family life, 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.