Culinary and Ornamental Herbs- Adding to a Grain and Livestock Family Farming Operation

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $5,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $17,105.00
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
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  • Additional Plants: herbs
  • Animals: bees, bovine


  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management, agricultural finance, market study, risk management, value added
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, economic threshold, physical control, prevention, sanitation
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: organic matter, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, public participation, urban/rural integration, analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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