Value Added Processing for Small Sized Chestnuts

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $2,868.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,610.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:


  • Nuts: chestnuts


  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, riparian buffers, wildlife, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: cultural control, mulches - living, mulching - plastic, smother crops
  • Soil Management: organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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