Reinventing the Family Farm

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $5,263.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $13,775.00
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: barley
  • Animals: shellfish


  • Animal Production: general animal production
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, farmer to farmer, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management
  • Pest Management: chemical control
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation, analysis of personal/family life, employment opportunities, social networks, sustainability measures
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