Developing a Saskatoon Berry Market in the Upper Midwest

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $5,310.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $8,126.00
FS Funds: $946.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
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  • Agronomic: oats, potatoes, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: berries (other)


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, marketing management, agricultural finance, market study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: genetic resistance, mulches - killed
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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