Re-Introduction of Flax as a Viable Economic and Rotational Crop in an Organic System (Phase II)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2001: $2,063.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
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  • Agronomic: corn, flax, spelt, soybeans, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, rabbits


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed rations, manure management
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, chemical control, competition, physical control, cultivation
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, composting, soil quality/health
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